Career Opportunities

Now Hiring: Non-Tenure Track Assistant Chair in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Position

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Chair in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Statement of Duties

The successful candidate will serve as a member of our non-tenure track teaching faculty and will typically teach one course per quarter. The candidate will also assist in administrative duties for the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.  Responsibilities could include advising and recruiting students, curriculum development, and developing assessments of student learning.

Minimum Qualifications and Other Credentials 

Assistant Chair

  • PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in advancing ECE at Northwestern

Information on Position

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Northwestern University is seeking to hire an Assistant Chair. The successful candidate will serve as a member of our non-tenure track teaching faculty and will typically teach one course per quarter. The candidate will also assist in administrative duties for the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Responsibilities could include advising and recruiting students, curriculum development, and developing assessments of student learning.

Applicants must have completed a PhD degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field, have a demonstrated excellence in teaching and have a strong interest in advancing ECE at Northwestern. Candidates will be considered at the Assistant, Associate or Full level depending on experience. This is a multi-year, renewable position.

Proposed Start Date

(negotiable)

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications

Review of applications will begin on Nov. 15, 2021. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Applications received after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.

Contact Info (including where applicant should send package)

Please submit applications online here (link). For more information about the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, visit our website at https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/electrical-computer/.

Application Materials

Applicants must apply online and upload the following application materials

  1. A Cover Letter
  2. A Curriculum Vitae
  3. Three to five letters of reference
  4. A statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Recent teaching evaluations (if applicable)

EEO Statement

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, but the University will consider applicants who require sponsorship for employment visa status.

For more information, please see the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment.

Job applicants who wish to request an accommodation in the application or hiring process should contact the Office of Equity. Additional information on the accommodations process is available at https://www.northwestern.edu/equity/policies-procedures/accommodation/disability.html.


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