Assistant Professor - Engineering Technologies - Electronics and/or Computer Engineering

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

ID: 7115642
Posted: November 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Bowling Green State University is searching for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the discipline of Electronics and/or Computer Engineering with a start date of August 7, 2023. The individuals will teach and develop undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Electronic Communication Circuits, Digital Communication Networks, Wireless Communications, Computer Hardware, Programmable Logic Controllers, and courses in general engineering technology One of the two positions will include some teaching in robotics. The individuals will help to continue to develop the curriculum to ABET accreditation standards. The qualified individuals will also perform externally funded research in areas such as computer hardware and embedded systems, cybersecurity, wireless networking, IoT, or other state-of-the-art research areas. The successful candidate will have the skills needed to interact with external companies as input to the curriculum and engage in industry projects and research.

The College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering is undergoing a major transformation by creating a School of Engineering to replace the current Department of Engineering Technologies. The School of Engineering will host our current B.S. in Systems Engineering and M.S. in Logistic Systems Engineering, and is scheduled to launch three additional engineering programs in Fall 2023 – Electronics and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and Robotics Engineering.

The curriculum is heavily focused on hands-on education and applied research and mandates co-operative education courses for all students. Current programs are focused on ABET-ETAC accredited engineering technology programs, three of which are being converted to engineering. Additionally, technology programs will also be offered under the School of Engineering.

For further information regarding the department and its programs, please visit our website. However, please note that the changes related to the School of Engineering are currently in process and are not yet reflected on the website.

Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students. The University houses the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics, a partnership among three institutions BGSU, Owens Community College, and Findley University. BGSU is located in Northwest Ohio and is home to over 400 manufacturing companies. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, NASA Glenn Research Center, and Intel’s future semiconductor fabrication facility are all located approximately 2.5 hours from Bowling Green, OH.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
Primary Responsibilities:
- Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate level courses in areas such as Electronic Communication Circuits, Digital Communication Networks, Wireless Communications, Computer Hardware, Programmable Logic Controllers, and courses in general engineering technology.
- Conduct research that leads to high-quality peer-reviewed publications in relevant areas
- Conduct research that is supported by external funding.
- Reach out, interact, and partner with industry.
- Provide appropriate service to the department, college, university, and the profession
- Engage in a leadership role in the program.
Minimum Qualifications & Salary:
Minimum Qualifications:
- A doctoral degree in electrical/electronics and/or computer engineering, or a very closely related discipline is required. Individuals who expect to complete their Ph.D. before the start date of the contract (August 7, 2023) will be considered.
- Evidence of peer-reviewed publications in relevant research areas.

Preferred Qualifications:
- At least 1 year of industry experience –or– at least 1 year of teaching and developing undergraduate/graduate courses at the university level.
- Evidence of external funding in relevant areas.
Additional Information:
Salary & Benefits:
Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.