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Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

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Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Dean AEST - Kent Campus [100360]

Job Title:

 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

Kent Campus - Kent, OH



Basic Function:

Full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Computer Engineering for programs that emphasize practical applications of engineering principles in the areas of Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Aeronautics with a start date of August, 2018.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Position requirements will include the development and teaching of coursework in the area of Digital Electronics, Network and Computer Systems as well as Information Technology Engineering.  Knowledge and expertise in areas including, but not limited to, Virtualization, Distributed Computing, Cloud Services, Hardware and Embedded Systems, and Datacenter and Network Engineering.  Acts as lead faculty for the Computer Engineering Technology (CET) program which includes managing other faculty in the CET program and interacting with the other lead faculty in the College.  Work toward obtaining ABET Accreditation for the Computer Engineering Technology program.  Engage in collaboration for engineering-related activities across academia, industry and government.  Conduct scholarly and  sponsored research at both graduate and undergraduate levels.  The selected candidate will be instrumental in developing strategic research competencies for the college. Provide service to the campus and community.  Work cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues on college and university-wide committees.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must earned a Ph.D. in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering prior to starting this positions.  Applicants without a Ph.D. will not be considered.  Applicants should also have a background in Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Network Engineering.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments 

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

 Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

Candidates should submit a cover letter that includes a personal statement of teaching philosophy, a resume or CV, and three or more references who will be contacted with the candidate’s approval.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For specific questions, please contact Deborah Terrill at

Additional Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities. 


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