The George Washington University invites applications for a tenured full-professor position and the Chair of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), to begin in Fall Semester 2014. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding person to lead the ECE Department. The George Washington University is located in the nation's capital, with close access to many federal funding agencies and government research laboratories. More information about the Department is available at http://www.ece.seas.gwu.edu/.
The Department offers ABET-accredited B.S. programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, M.S. programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Telecommunications Engineering, and Ph.D. programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The Department has grown rapidly over the last few years, both in size and stature, and is poised to grow further in the near future under the leadership of the next Chair. The Department has a strong sponsored research program including several NSFCAREER/Young Investigator grants as well as major grants from a range of Federal agencies, such as an NSF Industry/University Research Center. The Department plays a pivotal role in two University-funded academic strategic excellence programs in High-Performance Computing and Nanotechnology and runs an experimental supercomputing data center. The University is constructing a new 500,000 square foot Science and Engineering Hall (http://seh.gwu.edu/) which is expected to open later this year and will be the largest building dedicated to science and engineering research in the nation's capital, housing state-of-the-art facilities, such as a Class 100 nanofabrication facility, and many advanced research and instructional laboratories.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field, and outstanding research and academic achievements that make the candidate suitable for appointment as a full professor. S/he must have a demonstrated capability as a visionary leader, with a strong funded research portfolio that evidences multidisciplinary expertise, which can complement and expand existing departmental strengths and the proven ability to teach effectively, at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please upload (i) a cover letter, (ii) a detailed CV, and (iii) a vision statement of research and education under “Statement of Teaching and Research Interests”. Provide full contact information for five professional references under “Professional References”. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.