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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department Chair, University of Louisville

Position Deleted on 8/04/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
  • Faculty - Engineering - Electrical
  • Faculty - Engineering - Computer Engineering
Full Time
Applications and nominations are solicited for the position of Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Louisville. The university is seeking an energetic academic leader with a strategic vision, outstanding academic credentials, and successful administrative experience. Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field; a solid record of research; a commitment to excellence in teaching; and strong leadership, communication and administrative skills. The preferred candidate should be tenurable at the rank of a full professor.

The ECE Department has 180 undergraduate students, 100 master's students, 40 doctoral students, 19 faculty, $5M in annual research expenditures, and a number of exemplary research facilities, including several high-end super-computing facilities and one of the largest new micro/nano cleanrooms in the nation. The department is nationally recognized in the areas of nanotechnology, MEMS, electronics, electro-optics, computer vision and image processing, medical imaging, communication systems, intelligent control, computational intelligence, and robotics.

Louisville is the 16th largest metropolitan city in the US. Its low cost of living combined with its unique amenities and quality of life have recently earned Louisville the recognition as the nation's best city for relocating families.

Applicants must apply online and attach a current curriculum vitae, an application letter outlining their qualifications for the position and vision for growing the research and educational mission of the department, and the names of at least three references with full contact information. Nominations should be forwarded to Prof. J.P. Mohsen (, chair of the search committee. For full consideration, applications should be received by August 3, 2012. Search will continue until the position is filled. Additional information concerning the department and position is available at Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.
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