Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty Positions

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Electrical & Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Bucknell University has two open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions to begin August 2020. Candidates should have teaching and scholarly interests situated towards the computer engineering end of the electrical-computer engineering spectrum and the department is open to a wide range of specializations within the discipline. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in computer or electrical engineering or a closely related field by the beginning of their appointment.

Bucknell values a balance between teaching and peer-reviewed scholarship. Successful candidates will demonstrate potential in these areas as well as being able to contribute to the larger community through service. Application materials should describe how the candidate can contribute to creating transformative learning experiences for undergraduate students through engaging learning environments and innovative curricula, outline the candidate’s scholarly interests and how they contribute to societal good, and discuss the candidate’s plans for service to the university, discipline, community, and/or society. The department values innovative approaches to all three areas. Review of applications will begin on November 1st and continue until the positions are filled.

About Bucknell

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community

Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

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