Virginia State Government Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology 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. Specialization in the areas of Sensor Networks or Internet of Things are desired. Other areas will be considered. The successful candidate 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: 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 the 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 and transcripts. 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 Virginia Hall, Room 101 Petersburg, VA 23806

Working Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

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: FO017

Job Posting Number: 1032644

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