Employment

  • Open faculty positions for the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Open faculty positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Open faculty positions in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Open Faculty Positions in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Applications are invited for several tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and interdisciplinary disciplines related to these areas will be considered.  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is dedicated to building a diverse, dynamic faculty.  Research areas of particular interest are data science, and especially machine learning, and areas relevant to the Internet of Things (IoTs).  Applicants will be considered for both the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering Departments. 

The School of EECS has more than 80 faculty members, 2500 undergraduate students, and 400 graduate students, making it one of the largest and most prominent units at Penn State and in the country. The School of EECS has combined electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering to provide a unique opportunity to execute interdisciplinary education and research. EECS offers an unparalleled, student-centered collaborative curriculum with multiple degree programs that cut across the school’s three disciplines and address the critical need for innovative and creative engineers for the cutting-edge economy of today and tomorrow.

The university is located in the beautiful college town of State College in the center of Pennsylvania. The State College area has 130,000 inhabitants and offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities. The university offers outstanding events from collegiate sporting events to fine arts productions. Many major population centers on the east coast (New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Baltimore) are only a few hours drive away and convenient air services to several major hubs are operated by three major airlines out of State College.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field and should be committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Support will be provided to the successful applicants for establishing their research programs. We strongly encourage dual career couples and candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Applicants should submit a statement of professional interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these items in a single PDF file electronically to job #67080 at : https://psu.jobs/job/67080. Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled.  If you have questions regarding the application process, please email recruiting@eecs.psu.edu.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Open Faculty Positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. Preferred candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline with appropriate experience. The successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and must have outstanding ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has 35 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of approximately $13.5 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs currently enroll over 580 and 220 students, respectively.

Exceptional candidates from a broad range of areas in electrical and computer engineering will be considered, including electronic and photonic devices and energy systems. Areas of particular interest include solid state nanoelectronics and nanophotonics for future generation computing, communication and storage applications, sensors, wearable technology, and power electronics hardware and wide-bandgap devices for smart grid, electrical vehicles, and data centers.

Information about the Department can be found at: http://www.eecs.psu.edu. Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2016. Applicants should submit the following: 1) curriculum vita, 2) statement of research, 3) statement of teaching, and 4) the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these documents electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/66568.  If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Kiersten Gibson at kmg5473@engr.psu.edu or (814) 863-2788.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to  http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Open Faculty Positions in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Applications are invited for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) will be considered. Areas of particular interest are: computer architecture/hardware systems, software systems, and data science. CSE is housed in the new School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), created to accelerate and exploit innovations across computation, communications, applications and basic science. With more than 84 faculty members, 2500 undergraduate students, and 400 graduate students, EECS is one of the largest and most prominent units at Penn State or the country. CSE hiring is being coordinated with college and university-wide initiatives in areas such as data science and security.

CSE has one NAE member, two NSF PECASE winners, and several IEEE/ACM Fellows. The department hosts prominent large-scale research programs including the Collaborative Research Alliance for the Science of Security, a Collaborative Technology Alliance for Network Science and an NSF Expeditions in Computing award. State-of-the-art research labs investigate computer systems, computer vision and robotics, microsystems design and VLSI, networking and security, high performance computing, bioinformatics and virtual environments. CSE is ranked 8th in the nation in research expenditures, and the U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Penn State's College of Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs among the top in the nation.

The University is located in the beautiful town of State College, which is ranked one of the best college towns in the US. The area has 130,000 inhabitants and offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities, and outstanding University events, from collegiate sports to fine arts productions. Applicants with families will appreciate the outstanding K-12 education. The State College public high school achieved national ranking in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report, and produced a 2016 MacArthur Fellow.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field and should be committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Support will be provided to the successful applicants to establish their research programs. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse background, and dual career couples. Applicants should submit a statement of professional interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these items in a single PDF file electronically at https://psu.jobs/job/67014. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2017, but applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled. Email your questions regarding the application process to recruiting@cse.psu.edu.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

 
 

About

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

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University Park, PA 16802

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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Department of Electrical Engineering

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