Endowed Chair Position in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mississippi State University invites applications for an Endowed Chair position (Paul Jacob Chair and/or Guyton Chair for teaching excellence) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The chair must have a distinguished professional record in teaching, research and development, established and sustainable extramural funding commensurate with appointment at the rank of Full Professor, and the ability to work in a diverse community. The successful candidate will be expected to serve as a role model and mentor to junior faculty, develop strong externally funded research programs, and have a passion for educating the engineers of tomorrow.

Mississippi State University, a Carnegie Foundation Very High Research University, is a comprehensive land-grant institution with more than 20,000 students and nearly 1,300 full-time faculty members. The ECE Department has an approximate enrollment of over 400 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students with 70 being at the Ph.D. level. The department is ranked in the top 12% nationally in research expenditures by the National Science Foundation. The university is located in Starkville, a vibrant community located in northeast Mississippi. For more detailed information on the department please visit our website www.ece.msstate.edu.

To apply: Please submit letter of application describing your background, experience and names of three references with address and phone number, curriculum vitae and other documents online at www.jobs.msstate.edu.

Screening will begin January 9, 2013. Applications are currently being accepted, and those received by January 9, 2013 will be assured full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. MSU is an AA/EOE employer. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.