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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

Ohio Northern University
Job Location:
Ada, Ohio
Computer Engineering
Position Title
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science


Position Type
Full-Time Faculty

Job Summary

The T. J. Smull College of Engineering at Ohio Northern University (ONU) is experiencing record growth in students and is looking to expand the number of tenure-track faculty positions. We are seeking to recruit four talented individuals for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in the ECCS Department. We hope to attract individuals to apply who are passionate about teaching and are invested in the success of our undergraduate students. Our faculty members encourage students to ask questions, develop confidence in their abilities, and engage in high-impact learning opportunities such as undergraduate research, student competition teams, and immersive design experiences. If you would like to be a part of a professional, collaborative team devoted to making a significant and lasting impact on the lives of young computer scientists and engineers, the ECCS Department at ONU invites you to apply for one of four faculty positions to begin August 16, 2022. Candidates should be committed to advancing the knowledge and practice of computing and engineering pedagogy. Successful candidates will join faculty in a new, state-of-the-art 105,000 sq. ft. building designed to allow more opportunities for high-impact learning. ONU is part of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) and is committed to instilling the entrepreneurial mindset in our undergraduate computer science and engineering students.

All application materials must be submitted online at and must include an application letter, vita, statements of teaching, research, and diversity, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions concerning the position should be referred to Dr. Srinivasa Vemuru, Professor and Chair, ECCS Department, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH 45810,


Four full-time tenure-track faculty positions within the Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ECCS) Department at Ohio Northern University. The appointment may be made at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level commensurate with qualification and experience.

Principal Responsibilities

Teaching existing courses within either the electrical engineering, computer engineering, and/or computer science programs is expected. Professional development and service to the department, college, university, profession, and community are also expected.

Required Skills

The applicant must be committed to teaching excellence in undergraduate engineering and computer science education and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates with specialties in one or more areas of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and/or computer science are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in communication systems, electronic systems, embedded systems, computer networks, artificial intelligence, data science, and cybersecurity.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. candidates (ABD) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Data Science. Industry experience, teaching experience, and professional certifications will be viewed favorably.

EEO Statement

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.

College Description

ONU is proud to be a place where the learning, development, and welfare of our students are the highest priorities of the institution. ONU offers a unique academic experience that starts with a university-wide focus on relationships, individual development, and a guaranteed focus on student learning. ONU is a private university founded in 1871, currently celebrating its 150th year since first being established, with over 60 programs across five colleges.

The T. J. Smull College of Engineering is undergraduate-only and values the development of strong relationships between students, faculty, staff, alumni, and industry. Faculty are encouraged to provide unique educational opportunities that fully develop individual students into practicing computer scientists and engineers. All programs within the College of Engineering are ABET-accredited.

ONU's College of Engineering values the academic, professional, and social benefits of having a diverse and inclusive faculty. The college particularly acknowledges the need to focus on the recruitment of qualified applicants from historically excluded populations who are currently underrepresented in the engineering and computer science professions. Therefore, members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply to these positions.

Appointment Length

Special Instructions to Applicants

For your diversity statement, please describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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