Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning 8/16/2020. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the areas of power electronics including, but not limited to, power on a chip, power management ICs, power converters, energy harvesting and charging circuits, and packaging.
Duties include: (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on topics in the area of specialization mentioned above and develop new undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas; (2) conducting research in at least one of the areas listed; (3) securing external funding for research programs; and (4) participating in service to the department and university through committee work, recruitment, and interaction with industry.
Context The rapidly growing School of Engineering and Computer Science at WSU Vancouver equally values both research and teaching. For more information about the school, visit http://ecs.vancouver.wsu.edu.
WSU Vancouver is an inclusive, innovative, non-residential research university dedicated to offering premier undergraduate and graduate educational and research experiences. Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homeland of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA in the southwest region of Washington State.
A part of the Portland, OR metro area, Vancouver offers a wealth of cultural and recreational interests including visual and performing arts, identity-specific community events, professional sports teams, farmers markets and nature trails. With a population of approximately 300,000, the Greater Vancouver Area has been experiencing significant growth from increasing diversity across social identities to expansion of the downtown waterfront community. Access to a number of nearby attractions is facilitated by Vancouver’s central location. The Oregon coast, Cascade mountain range, and Seattle are within 2.5 hours of Vancouver by car. It’s a short flight from Portland International Airport (PDX) to other nearby major cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno and Vancouver, BC.
WSU Vancouver is one of five campuses that comprise Washington State University, Washington’s land-grant university and a Tier 1 research institution. As the second largest campus in the WSU system, and the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is an equity-minded campus that enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs. The campus currently offers 22 bachelor’s degrees, 9 master’s degrees, and 3 doctoral degrees with more than 100 tenure line faculty. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attracts 3,500 students. To learn more about the university visit www.vancouver.wsu.edu.
Required qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field by employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).
Internal Number: 124756
About Washington State University Vancouver
As a vital, vibrant institution in Southwest Washington, Washington State University Vancouver was established in 1989 to enrich the intellectual, social and cultural life of the citizens of the region. Nearly 3,000 students are provided with opportunities to pursue 20 bachelor's degrees, nine master's degrees, and two doctoral degrees in more than 37 fields of student.
Washington State University, Vancouver is located in scenic Vancouver, Washington on the north bank of the Columbia River, 10 miles north of Portland. Vancouver is the fourth largest city in the state, with a population of 162,000. For more information visit http://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/marketing-and-communications/fact-sheet