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Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Utah Tech University
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medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, retirement plan
United States, St. George
225 South 700 East (Show on map)
March 30, 2023
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St. George 84770, UT
Job Type
Full-Time Faculty
College of Science, Engineering & Technology
Job Number
Engineering & Physics

Position Announcement

The College of Science, Engineering & Technology at Utah Tech University (UT) in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering position, to begin Fall Semester (or August) 2023. The preferred candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline. More information about the Engineering Department (and their degrees offered) can be found online at .


  • Teach 24 credits of lecture and laboratory courses in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or other engineering courses each academic year.
  • Involve undergraduate students in research and experiential-learning projects.
  • Contribute to the developing programs and emphases in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering.
  • Attend department, college, and division faculty meetings; work with other faculty in program management and adhere to University policy and procedures.
  • Perform defined campus-wide duties, including holding office hours, functioning as an advisor to students, and performing university service and scholarship as defined by academic policy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred. Candidates with related degrees will also be considered. Applicants who are ABD are invited to apply, if degree will be completed prior to August 2023.
  • Prior teaching experience in core electrical/computer engineering courses preferred; candidates with adequate teaching assistant experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with relevant industry experience preferred.
  • A strong commitment to and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to collegiality and teamwork.
  • An interest in active learning, experiential learning, and student engagement is desirable.

Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position. Faculty service begins August 2023, with pay and benefits starting July 1, 2023. Annual salary of $80,000+ depending on qualifications & experience, with additional compensation available for optional summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, and undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins March 27, 2023; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (1-2 pages about their teaching or other experience, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population). Please upload all the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. .

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:

  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby DeFeo - , 435-652-7731.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, , 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, , 303-844-5695.

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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.