Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering and Technology in Embedded Systems

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering and Technology in Embedded Systems
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

One of two Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering and Technology positions. This position focuses on embedded computer systems and sensors including the application of computers to everyday products, Internet of Things devices, and autonomous systems. A position focused on computer networks and communications including, protocols, design, hardware, and cybersecurity is also open at


The successful candidates will be expected to: (1) teach undergraduate courses in electrical and computer engineering, electronic and computer engineering technology, as well as graduate courses in the Master of Science and Master of Engineering programs, with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester. (2) develop and update courses related to computer engineering and computer engineering technology, (3) engage in scholarship and professional development, (4) contribute to the academic community through their teaching and professional activities (5) participate in departmental and school committees, advise students, and contribute to student recruitment and retention. There are significant research collaboration opportunities with faculty within CETA as well as across the University. Opportunities for scholarly collaboration also exist with industrial partners. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative, University Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum.

Required Qualifications

The positions require a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, professional development, and service. Effective written and oral communication in English is required. Both positions require an earned doctorate degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, or in a related discipline. ABDs will be considered provided the candidate can document a firm degree completion date.

Preferred Qualifications
Diversity Statement

The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect and inspire the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations, under-represented minorities in STEM disciplines, and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.

University Information

The University of Hartford offers personal attention associated with a small college enhanced by the expertise, breadth and intellectual excitement of a university. Our academic mission is to engage student in acquiring knowledge, skills and values necessary to thrive in and contribute to, a pluralistic complex world. Our new five-year strategic plan was approved in May 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff.

College Information

The Samuel I. Ward Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 14 full-time faculty members, enrolls approximately 340 students, and offers ABET-EAC accredited programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, an ABET-ETAC accredited program in Electronic Engineering Technology, baccalaureate degrees in Audio Engineering Technology, Computer and Electronic Engineering Technology, and Electromechanical Engineering Technology, a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, and a Master of Science with specialization in Electrical and Computer Engineering. In addition the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) includes ABET-EAC accredited programs in Acoustical Engineering and Music, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, an ABET-ETAC accredited program in Architectural Engineering Technology, and a NAAB accredited Masters of Architecture. Within the College, there are 47 full-time faculty and 1100 students.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F021P
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Teaching Philosophy
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