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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair

Apply now Job no: 500496
Department: Engineering & Computing College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair

Job Summary:

Electrical and Computer Engineering: Chair & Professor to be the academic and administrative leader of the department.  The department chair will serve as a member of the Leadership Council of the College of Engineering and Computing and will report to the Dean of the College.  Responsibilities include budgeting, staffing, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring; enhancing the strong undergraduate program; growing its master’s level graduate program; broadening research efforts; overseeing curriculum, facilities, and accreditation processes, performing alumni outreach; helping to elaborate and implement a vision for the department and the department’s future directions; recruiting faculty and students; providing guidance and evaluation for promotion and tenure and departmental fiscal management; leading the faculty to achieve personal and departmental goals; working with staff, students, and other constituents; promoting diversity of faculty and students; teaching and performing research duties as appropriate. Appointment begins Fall 2023.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required: Earned doctorate in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or closely related engineering discipline, and an established record of teaching, research (with high-quality publications), and service that qualify for appointment at the rank of Professor.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with appropriate and significant academic administrative experience and the ability to interact with a wide range of constituents including faculty, students, administration, alumni, and the business community; science disciplines that is aligned with the educational and research thrusts of the department (ie:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter (including vision for the department and leadership philosophy), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy (maximum of three pages), and statement of research experience (maximum of three pages), and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service.  Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application.  Inquiries may be directed to  

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EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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