Virginia State Government Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology in Chesterfield, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Teaching and supporting the development of Electrical Engineering Technology Program, as well as interfacing with Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology programs. Developing support for the Electrical Engineering Technology Program from local industry and professional groups will be expected. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, laboratory, and program development. Candidates need to have a commitment to baccalaureate education along with a demonstrated ability to pursue scholarly activities. Specialization in one or more areas like Algorithm development for embedded systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Soft (C/C++ etc) and Hardware Programming (VHDL/Verilog HDL on FPGA, PLC etc), Drone/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Application areas, Circuit Analysis; Digital Electronics; Microprocessors; Digital Communication Systems; Electronic Devices; Material Science and Engineering; Digital Logic; Electrical Network Theory; Digital Integrated Circuits and other engineering technology areas is highly desired. Selected candidate must be willing to teach both lower and upper division undergraduate courses in Electrical Engineering Technology program and other duties as assigned by the department chairperson. Candidates are expected to conduct related research and develop proposals for funding agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. Experience with sponsored research, industry, teaching or research experience at the college/university/industry level is required. We are specifically interested in candidates who can contribute to our department’s vision of building, analyzing, and leveraging interconnected, smart systems in UAVs. Successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to support the ABET continuous improvement process and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and written communications skills in English are required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

HOW TO APPLY: Virginia State University only accept state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for the state application. Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references and transcripts. Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process). Visit to complete an online state application.

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting. The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.


Contact Information


Debra Person-Cooper


(804) 524-6846


Virginia State University Office of Human Resources Box 9412, 1 Hayden Drive Virginia Hall, Room 101 Petersburg, VA 23806

Working Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

Role Title: Assistant Professor - 01014

Job Open Date: 12/19/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Salary will be commensurate with education and work experience

Agency: VA State University (212)

Agency Website:

Location: Chesterfield - 041

Position Number: FO514

Job Posting Number: 1032638

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Salaried Faculty- S-2

Pay Band: UG