Assistant Professor -Electrical Engineering

University of Tennessee at Martin - Martin, TN

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $98,000 a year

Institution: University of Tennessee at Martin
Location: Martin, TN
Category: Faculty-Engineering-Electrical Engineering
Application Due: December 2, 2019
Type: Full Time
Application Link: (Must apply at this link to be considered)

The University of Tennessee at Martin, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences,
Department of Engineering is seeking applications for two tenure-track appointments in
Electrical Engineering.

The University: The University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) is a primary campus of the
University of Tennessee System. The campus is located in Northwest Tennessee about 125 miles northeast of Memphis and 150 miles northwest of Nashville. The University of
Tennessee at Martin has seen three consecutive years of enrollment growth and has a combined graduate and undergraduate enrollment of approximately 7300 students. The emphasis is solidly on excellence in undergraduate instruction. We seek candidates who demonstrate a similar commitment.

The Department: The Department of Engineering offers a comprehensive, innovative undergraduate program, which is ABET accredited, leading to a Bachelor of Science in
Engineering (BSE) degree. Graduates are prepared for practice as professional engineers, have acquired the foundation for maintaining professional competence throughout their careers, and have the skills and experiences needed to move quickly into leadership roles in engineering and management. Engineering enrollment is approximately 250 students and growing. There are ten full-time faculty members, representing civil, electrical, industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, and mechatronic engineering. A new concentration in computer engineering is expected to be approved for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is an exciting time to join the faculty at UTM as work has begun on the new 120,000 square foot
Latimer Engineering and Science Building which will be open in 2022.

Position Description: Two full-time nine-month tenure track positions at the Assistant
Professor or Instructor level in the Department of Engineering, with a specialty in the area of electrical engineering beginning August 2020. Appointment at a senior rank (associate or full professor) may be considered for an exceptional candidate with a distinguished record of achievement in research and teaching. Preference may be given to candidates with expertise in microprocessors and embedded systems design, including both hardware and software, as well as in digital applications, including DSP and digital communications.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following list:

  • Teaching a broad range of electrical engineering courses.
  • Mentoring capstone senior design projects.
  • Evaluating and improving curriculum, courses, and laboratories.
  • Advising engineering students which includes participating in engineering professional societies such as IEEE.
  • Staying professionally active through directing, conducting, and publishing results of applied research or developing and reporting on innovative instructional techniques.
  • Qualifications: An earned doctorate in electrical engineering, or another engineering discipline or scientific discipline, with the ability and knowledge to teach electrical engineering classes in the

preferred areas of expertise is required for appointment as professor. An earned MS in electrical engineering, or another engineering discipline or scientific discipline with the ability and knowledge to teach electrical engineering classes in the preferred areas of expertise, and broad professional experience (teaching and/or design) is required for appointment as instructor. A B.S. degree from an ABET EAC accredited program is preferred. Demonstrated English communications skills and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching are required. Prior teaching experience, recent electrical engineering design experience, and professional experience are preferred.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor or Instructor of Engineering. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application: Applicants must apply online through the Faculty Employment Opportunities page of the UTM HR web site at
In order to be evaluated, applications must be complete. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Jeff McCullough, Chair, EE Search Committee.
Review of applications will begin immediately but applications should be received by
December 2, 2019 to receive full consideration.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee at
Martin affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title
IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment
Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and
Diversity, 544 University Street, #303, Martin, TN 38238, telephone 731-881-3505. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of
Equity and Diversity

Job Type: Full-time