Virginia State Government Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering in Chesterfield, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Teach undergraduate courses using innovative pedagogy. Participate in continuous program improvement processes, curriculum development, and recruitment and retention efforts. Provide effective student advisement; participate in scholarly activities including research, publication, grantsmanship, and professional organizations; and serve on department, college, and university committees.

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates must hold a doctorate (or obtain a doctorate by the end of the semester prior to the appointment date) in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related area. Candidates must be student-centered and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education along with a demonstrated ability to pursue scholarly activities. Specializations in the areas of Cyber Engineering, Computer Networks, Data Analytics Engineering, and Software Engineering are desired. Other areas of computer engineering will also be considered. Successful candidates must demonstrate a willingness to support the ABET continuous improvement process. Experience with sponsored research and innovative pedagogy will be given additional consideration. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. The successful candidate must have the potential to, or demonstrate the ability to, establish an externally funded research program as well as an ability to work with persons from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATONS: Eligibility to obtain federal grants and contracts are preferred. Teaching experience in computer engineering at the collegiate level is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

HOW TO APPLY: Virginia State University only accept state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for a completed state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references. Copies of transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation must be attached to the online application. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Review of applications will begin in January 2018. Visit to complete an online state application.

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.


Contact Information


Debra Person-Cooper


(804) 524-6846


Virginia State University Office of Human Resources Box 9412, 1 Hayden Drive VA Hall, Room 101 Petersburg, VA 23806

Working Title: Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering

Role Title: Assistant Professor - 01014

Job Open Date: 12/19/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Salary will be commensurate with education and work experience

Agency: VA State University (212)

Agency Website:

Location: Chesterfield - 041

Position Number: FO552

Job Posting Number: 1032646

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Salaried Faculty- S-2

Pay Band: UG