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Assistant/Associate Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Posting Number Fac 2014000547
FLSA Exempt
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Is this a temporary Position? No

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Coulter School of Engineering at Clarkson University invites applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates are sought who have research expertise that complements that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths in the areas of power and cyber physical systems. Those with research interests in power distribution, power system protection and cyber security, motor drives and utility scale power converters, distributed energy resources, smart grid data analytics and/or microgrids are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program. The successful candidate will join a program with existing collaborative research efforts involving faculty across campus.

In addition to a CV, candidates should provide a separate statement on their research, detailing how interactions with current ECE faculty endeavors would augment our existing areas of strength and a statement of their teaching experience and philosophy.

The position is available starting in the Fall 2018 semester. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in electrical engineering or equivalent. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to and click “Career Opportunities” on the left hand navigation bar. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Clarkson University, New York State’s highest ranked small research institution is located in Potsdam, New York, in the transition region between the St. Lawrence Valley and the northern Adirondacks.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in electrical engineering or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/31/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions for this Posting

Reference Request Details

Maximum Number of Reference Letters 5
Minimum Number of Reference Letters 3

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Other Referral, Indeed
    • List-serv
    • Discipline specifc journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • National Society for Woman Engineers
    • National Society for Black Engineers
    • I do not wish to answer
  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. List of Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference1
  2. Letter of Reference2
  3. Letter of Reference3