Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering



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Penn State Harrisburg’s
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) is accepting applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor in Electrical
Engineering to start on August 2022. The school offers a Bachelor of Science in EE and EET in addition to a Master of Science in Electrical
Engineering, an online Master of Engineering in EE, and several other undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering, Science, and
Engineering Technology. SSET is anticipating launching an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in engineering field in Fall of 2022. The school
seeks candidates with interest and expertise in teaching and research in power systems and/or power electronics, or related
fields. Experience with industrial electronics and automation would be desired. Research facility available on campus to support the power
and energy system program includes a 50kW Microgrid Testbed and an Opal-RT digital simulator. Candidates should address their understanding
of a college-level teaching and research expectation in their application material and include relevant research activities and
publication record.   

Selected candidate will develop and implement multi-faceted, collaborative and robust teaching and research
programs in power systems and power electronics and/or related fields at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. Faculty members of SSET are expected to pursue and sustain scholarly research and publication; recruit and advise
students; supervise graduate students and laboratories; support tasks required to maintain ABET accreditation and contribute to
the program, school, college, university, and profession through academic and professional service. Faculty are also expected to actively
promote and advance the school’s steadfast commitment to students, academic service and diversity and inclusion.
A doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field by the time of appointment is required.  

Candidates should
apply to the position of Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State Harrisburg by visiting Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list
of three professional references as well as a personal statement of research and teaching objectives. Review of applications will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant University. Penn State
Harrisburg, the Capital College, is the largest among Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses, enrolling 5,000 students and offering more
than 75 degree programs. The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg is the largest school within the
college. For more information about Penn State Harrisburg, please visit the college’s web site at

State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness,
foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional
benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of
our public service mission. The School of Science, Engineering and Technology is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.
We believe diversity benefits and enriches students, staff, and faculty within our school. We are dedicated to building and sustaining an
equitable, inclusive, and welcoming teaching and learning environment where cultural diversity is valued and celebrated. 


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