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Old Dominion University

Multiple openings: Tenure Track Faculty Positions (all ranks), Lecturer, Computer Engineering


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Old Dominion University (ODU) has multiple openings for computer engineering faculty.


The ECE department seeks outstanding candidates at all ranks in the areas of computer systems and software, and computer networking. Specific areas of interest include robotics, embedded systems, software systems & analysis, computer networking, cyber security, cyber physical systems and smart grid.   Candidates must possess a PhD in computer or electrical engineering or a related discipline at the time of appointment, and must have demonstrated the potential to build a strong research program and an excellent teaching record.


The ECE department also invites lecturer applications for candidates dedicated to teaching undergraduate and graduate computer hardware engineering courses. Candidates for the lecturer position must possess a PhD in computer or electrical engineering or a related discipline at the time of appointment.


The ECE Department has 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, over 200 undergraduate students, and over 40 masters and 50 PhD students. It offers BS in electrical engineering and computer engineering, and MS, ME, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The ECE department is ranked 39 by the National Science Foundation based on the 2010 R&D expenditure. 


The ODU main campus is located in the city of Norfolk which is the home to the largest naval base in the US, and is the financial and cultural hub of the Hampton Roads region which extends from Virginia Beach to Colonial Williamsburg.  The greater Hampton Roads region has a population of over 1.7 million and a diverse scientific and industrial base including NASA Langley Research Center, DOE Jefferson Laboratory, Newport News Shipbuilding, tourism, and commercial ports. ODU is also located in the proximity of the major DoD and federal funding agencies.


The desired start date is July 25, 2013 or sooner.


For more information on the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, visit http://www.ece.odu.edu. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a CV, contact information for at least 4 technical references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement to RSamson@odu.edu.


For further information, please contact Dr. Khan M. Iftekharuddin, Search Committee Chair, at iftekhar@odu.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled.


Old Dominion University is an affirmative action equal opportunity institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Applications from women and other underrepresented populations in engineering are especially encouraged.