Stocker Visiting Professor in Electronic Avionic Systems

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Job posting number: #7197044

Posted: November 30, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete the online application, attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, statement of research interests, and a list of at least three professional references with current contact details, including email addresses.

Position open until filled. For full consideration please apply by February 1, 2024.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, and retirement.
Posting Number 20162345F
Job Description
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science within the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University invites applications for Stocker Visiting Professor positions at all ranks and from all areas of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Computer Science. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment. We are looking for outstanding candidates with demonstrated excellence in research, as well as a keen interest in teaching and a commitment to student success. Successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with our faculty, mentor students and strengthen our research programs. This is a short-term position for an initial period of one year with a possible renewal for an additional year. Appointments at all levels (i.e., Visiting Assistant, Associate, and Professor) will be considered. We expect the candidate will teach one course per semester. Salaries for the appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience along with benefits.

Job Description:
The Stocker Visiting Professor will be expected to provide additional depth for research and teaching, broaden the horizons of our students by supporting existing efforts to develop inclusive pedagogy while utilizing modern tools to provide hands-on learning experiences in electronic avionic systems Candidates from all relevant research areas in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are highly encouraged to apply, and special consideration will be given to candidates with a record of high-quality research and scholarship in the primary focus areas of electronic communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) systems: GNSS/GPS; inertial navigation; integrated CNS systems; autonomous vehicles; UAS/UAV/drone applications; secure systems and cyber security in aviation. Expertise in applications areas in space, air, land, and sea will also be considered.

School:
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) is in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. At present there are roughly 450 undergraduate students, 100 master’s degree students and 30 PhD students in the School of EECS. EECS employs 24 full-time tenured, tenure-track and instructional faculty. New sponsored research awards in the School of EECS have averaged roughly $4M per year over the last five years, and numerous research collaboration opportunities exist within the School’s Avionics Engineering Center utilizing the Ohio University Gordon K. Bush Airport facilities.

Ohio University:
Ohio University is a public, comprehensive university that conducts high-quality research across many disciplines, and emphasizes an excellent, learner-centered educational experience by providing undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to approximately 20,000 students in a residential setting. Ohio University is classified as a Carnegie R1 Doctrinal University for very high research activity by the Institutions of Higher Education. The Ohio University area features a national forest, state parks and recreation opportunities such as hiking, bicycling, camping, and canoeing.
Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Minimum Qualifications
Earned doctorate in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related field by the start date of the appointment.
Preferred Qualifications
Special consideration will be given to candidates with a record of high-quality research and scholarship in the primary focus areas of electronic communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) systems, GNSS/GPS, inertial navigation, integrated CNS systems, autonomous vehicles, UAS/UAV/drone applications, secure systems and cyber security in aviation. Expertise in applications in space, air, land, and sea will also be considered.
Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience and credentials.

Job Open Date 11/30/2023
Posting Close Date
2/01/2024
Employment Type full-time term
Job Category Visiting Professor
Months 9 month
Planning Unit Russ College of Engineering & Technology
Work Schedule
Campus Athens
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Dr. Avinash Karanth, Chair, [email protected]
Diversity Statement
Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.




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