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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Engineering Programs

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Local Title: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Posting Date: October 22, 2019

Classification: N/A

Duties: The State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz) Division of Engineering Programs invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in its Electrical Engineering (EE) program. Our EE program provides excellent opportunities for motivated candidates interested in incorporating innovative engineering pedagogy to course and program development aimed at fostering a thriving student-centered learning environment. The Division of Engineering Programs offers programs in Electrical, Computer and Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. The emphasis of our education is on developing skills through project-based courses. All projects, as well as laboratory experiments and research, are done in state-of-the-art laboratories.
The primary responsibilities will be teaching undergraduate/graduate courses such as Electric Energy Systems, Electromechanical Energy Conversion and the associated laboratories. Responsibilities will also include developing new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise which support the goals of the program, teaching at the undergraduate/graduate level, conducting research, and providing service to the institution. The appointment will begin in the fall 2020 semester.
We seek candidates with the demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population

Qualifications: Required:
Applications are invited from individuals holding a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to teaching in a student-centered institution and to involving students in their research.
Preference will be shown to candidates with expertise in power generation, transmission, or renewable energy. Industrial experience is a plus.

Contact Information: Electronic submission required. Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Statement and contact information for three professional references. References provided will be sent a link to upload a letter of recommendation. To apply, please visit
Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled, priority given to those received by 12/31/19.

Other important information about this vacancy: This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (Clery Report) at https://www.newpaltz.edu/firesafety/safetyreport.html

Web Site: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/1146

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