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Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Dearborn, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of power/energy systems starting September 1, 2022.  Although candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are preferred, exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor depending upon experience and qualifications.  The applicant should have research interests and expertise within power systems especially as it relates to smart grid, cyber-physical system, power electronics, and motor drive for electric vehicles.  Selected candidates are expected to establish an excellent externally funded research program in their chosen area. 

The ECE Department offers several BS and MS degrees, as well as a PhD degree.  The current funded research areas in the department include robotics, intelligent systems, embedded systems, information security, power electronics, hybrid vehicles, battery management, computer networks, and wireless communications.  

The department and College of Engineering of Computer Science value a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent faculty who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment. 

Required Qualifications*

Qualified candidates must have, or expect to have, an earned Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related discipline, by the time of appointment and will be expected to do scholarly and sponsored research, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.

The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.