Professor, Tenure, Department Chair Electrical & Computer Engineering
Location: Waco, Texas
Internal Number: 3395714
Professor, Tenure, Department Chair Electrical & Computer Engineering School of Engineering and Computer Science
Location: Waco, Texas Open Date: Aug 25, 2022 Deadline: May 01, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description: Baylor University invites applications for the position of Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS). The new Chair will communicate a clear vision for the future of education and research to a constituency that includes academia, government, industry, and alumni. The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related field and will demonstrate proven skills in leadership, research achievement, teaching excellence, professional engagement, and English communication. The Department Chair reports to the Dean of the School and will be a tenured Professor of ECE.
Baylor's ABET-accredited ECE program currently has 18 tenured/tenure-track including the Mearse Endowed Chair, one clinical, and two lecturer faculty members. The faculty are internationally recognized in research areas including Biomedical Sensing, Computing Engineering and Cyber-Physical Systems, Materials and Devices, Sustainable Energy and Power Systems, and Wireless & Microwave Circuits and Systems. The department is housed within the Rogers Building and the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) (see www.baylor.edu/bric). The department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and jointly with the Department of Mechanical Engineering oversees the Pre-Engineering program and offers BS in Engineering, MS in Biomedical Engineering, and Master of Engineering degrees. Current enrollment is 174 pre-engineering, 98 undergraduate, and 34 full-time graduate students. Additional information regarding the department including its mission is available at https://www.ecs.baylor.edu/index.php?id=960858
Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the 'Great Colleges to Work For' from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related field and will demonstrate proven skills in leadership, research achievement, teaching excellence, professional engagement, and English communication.
To receive full consideration, please submit a cover letter detailing leadership experience and skills along with the following:
1) Curriculum vitae,
2) A statement describing the applicants views on Christian leadership and vision,
3) An individualized statement of teaching and research interests related to Baylor's programs,
4) A statement describing personal and active Christian faith, and
5) Contact information for at least three professional references.
Application review begins on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is August 1, 2023. Please submit materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/109432.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.