Assistant Professor of Practice|
Assistant Professor of Practice
The Ohio State University
Engineering | Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (https://ece.osu.edu/) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor of practice. The position will focus on instructing the ECE capstone design courses. A PhD degree is required, and industry experience is desired. The candidate is also expected to interact with industry and bring real-life problems from industry for undergraduate students to work on.
University Overview: The Ohio State University prides itself on being model 21st-century public, land grant, research, urban, community engaged institution. Ohio State is a top-20 public university, enrolling over 60,000 students, and its Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. The Ohio State University is in Columbus, Ohio. As the nation’s 14th largest city, Columbus invites and embraces cultural and economic diversity. Read more at https://www.experiencecolumbus.com
College Overview: The College of Engineering offers 14 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in 12 departments or centers, as well as three undergraduate and four graduate degrees in the Knowlton School of Architecture, to approximately 10,000 students. The college has recently expanded its degree offerings with a BS in Engineering Technology available on the regional campuses of the university. The college is one of the largest in the field with 405 faculty. The college has 14 National Academy of Engineering members and numerous members of societies and award recipients. In fiscal year 2020, the college had nearly $138.5 million in externally sponsored research expenditures. Industry R&D expenditures for the College of Engineering in fiscal year 2020 totaled nearly $44 million.
Columbus Overview: As the nation’s 14th largest city, Columbus invites and embraces cultural and economic diversity. We are home to Fortune 500 companies, world-class research institutes, top-ranked hospitals, and the state’s capitol. The city was named the 2015 "Intelligent Community of the Year" by the Intelligent Community Forum, called a "Midwestern style capital" by the New York Times and one of the top ten "Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine. Columbus is home to multiple dynamic arts districts. Read more at (Experience Columbus).
Department Overviews: Consistently ranked among the best in the nation, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at The Ohio State University provides superior training for students and groundbreaking research at the frontier of high technology in all areas of electrical and computer engineering. ECE faculty, researchers and students engineer solutions to problems in diverse fields, from bio- to nanotechnology, from energy to mobility, from health sciences to communication, and beyond. The Ohio State University has the top ranked ECE department among Ohio universities, according to U.S. News and World Report. The faculty body of the department consists in fifty tenure-track faculty, six research-track faculty and five clinical faculty, and sports thirty IEEE Fellows and one National Academy of Engineering member. The department’s faculty and researchers are active in the areas of analog and RF electronic circuits, communication and signal processing, computer and digital systems, computer vision and image processing, control systems, machine learning, electromagnetics, remote sensing, microwaves, optics and photonics, nanotechnology and electronic materials, robotics, intelligent transportation, networking, sustainable energy, and power systems. In fiscal year 2020, this research was supported by $20.9 million in externally sponsored funding. Along with other state-of-the-art facilities on campus, the ECE department is home to thirty-plus research centers and laboratories, including: ElectroScience Laboratory, Artificial Intelligence Institute for Future Edge Networks and Distributed Intelligence, High Voltage and Power Electronics Laboratory, Center for High Performance Power Electronics, Center for Enabling Cyber Defense in Analog and Mixed Signal Domain, Circuits Laboratory for Advanced Sensors and Systems, Crash Imminent Safety University Transportation Center, Information Processing Systems Laboratory, Solid State Electronics and Photonics Laboratory, and the Micro-Electronics Security Training Center.
Position Overview: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (https://ece.osu.edu/) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a faculty of practice appointment, with emphasis on teaching the ECE Capstone Design courses, and on laboratory curriculum development. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be the home department. The appointment is anticipated at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. The successful applicant will reinforce the teaching portfolio of the department, and contribute to curricular development, especially concerning laboratory experience for undergraduate students. The ECE Capstone Design courses are fundamental components of the ECE curriculum, as they support a future career in the engineering field for our graduating students. Consequently, instructing these courses requires proficiency in and/or familiarity with all aspects of electrical engineering, including (but not limited to) fundamentals of analog and digital circuit design, power storage and transmission, electro-magnetic propagation, electronic devices, analog and digital communication, computer architectures, computer coding, programmable logic devices, control systems and analog and signal processing. Successful candidates are expected to engage students in exercising engineering judgment, analytical decision-making, and applying critical thinking to address meaningful engineering problems under a variety of technical, social, and economic constraints. In addition, successful applicants are expected to foster the development of effective technical communication skills among the students involved in the capstone design projects. Engagement with industrial partners towards the definition of relevant student projects is also required.
• Doctoral degree with a major in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field, or equivalent industrial experience.
• Industrial experience
• Strong commitment to cultivating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment in all areas of scholarship, instruction, and outreach,
• Potential for, or the evidence of, the ability to secure industrial support for innovative student projects,
• A commitment to interdisciplinary education, and,
• Commitment to engaging in industrial and entrepreneurial partnerships.
How to Apply
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.