UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (#13-17DFEC)
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering anticipates establishing an assistant professor position beginning approximately July 1st, 2013. The initial appointment will be for three years. Successive reappointments of up to four years in length will be based upon an assessment of performance, Air Force and departmental needs, and funding availability. Responsibilities include teaching introductory and advanced electrical and computer engineering courses to engineering and non-engineering majors, fulfilling associated departmental duties including evaluation of newly established courses, and engaging in research furthering the field of electrical and computer engineering or engineering education.
Qualifications: Applicants will be assessed based on teaching and/or work credentials, scholarship, service, and education. An earned doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Physics is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in their work and/or teaching. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, and breadth of intellectual interests.
The United States Air Force Academy, located just north of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an undergraduate institution that awards the Bachelor of Science degree as part of its mission to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead in the United States Air Force and in service to our nation. Faculty applications are invited from candidates who can contribute to this mission by interacting with cadets, both in and out of the classroom, as instructors and mentors. The student body consists of approximately 4,000 men and women representing every state and several foreign countries. The curriculum includes core academic and professional courses, and 31 disciplinary and interdisciplinary majors.
Requirements: The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination.
Salary: The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination.
To Apply: Go to www.usajobs.gov. Type in "USAF Academy" in the "Where" box and click on "Search Jobs." Then scroll down until you locate this position.
Applications must be received by March 1st, 2013. U. S. citizenship required. The U.S. Air Force Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. The Air Force believes that diversity is essential to accomplishing its mission. The Air Force Academy highly values individuals who have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with and help develop individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For the Air Force, diversity encompasses: personal life experiences, geographic background, socioeconomic background, cultural knowledge, educational background, work background, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical/spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity, and gender.