The United States Military Academy
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
The United States Military Academy (West Point)
seeks applicants for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science.
Credentials and desired applicant qualities:
Applicants must be US citizens holding a Ph.D.
degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity
or related field and must be able to teach at all
levels – from introductory courses to senior capstone courses in their discipline. Faculty at West
Point develop cadets not only in the intellectual
domain, but also as “leaders of character” and
future Army officers, so the ideal candidate will
have a desire to engage with cadets outside the
classroom in activities such as academic clubs,
character/ethics education, sports, and other
mentorship opportunities. Successful candidates
will show a clear vision for a research program
that will position her/him for promotion to Associate Professor within 6 years; research typically
involves cadets, encourages faculty collaboration,
and contributes to the ever-growing reputation of
the department and the Academy.
About West Point:
West Point, the oldest engineering school in the
United States, is a four-year baccalaureate college situated just fifty miles north of New York
City in the scenic Hudson River valley. West
Point’s mission is to educate leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor and
Country and devoted to a career of service to the
Each student (cadet) passes through an intense nomination and appointment process to
gain admission. Our acceptance rate is 10%, with
the student body consisting of approximately
4,500 cadets. The class of 2023 consists of 1,200
students of which 23% are women, 15% are African Americans, and 12% are Hispanic. West Point
is a leader in producing national scholarship winners, and to date has produced 93 Rhodes Scholars, 42 Marshalls Scholars, 31 Fulbright scholars
and 39 Hertz scholars. This positions us close to
our aspirational schools and ahead of schools
such as MIT, Cornell and Duke. Our undergraduate academic program blends the liberal arts with
the math and sciences and is consistently ranked
highly by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton
Review, Niche and others.
The Department of Electrical Engineering
and Computer Science (EECS) is one of the most
dynamic and highly regarded departments at
West Point and offers ABET accredited majors
in Computer Science, Information Technology,
and Electrical Engineering. The Department is
lications will be integral to the selection process.
Applications should highlight any experience in
the following areas: cybersecurity, radio frequen-
cy electronics, artificial intelligence, and/or ma-
chine learning. Salaries are competitive.
Complete applications must arrive in elec-
tronic form not later than midnight, 15 January
2020. Applications to be considered complete
must include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae;
3) statement of research plans; 4) statement de-
scribing teaching philosophy/experience; 5) offi-
cial transcripts; and 6) three letters of reference.
Interviews will be conducted in late January of
2020 and a selection made by early February of
2020. Anticipated start date will be on or about
the 15th of June 2020. Applications and ques-
tions may be directed to Dr. James Loy, United
States Military Academy, Department of Electri-
cal Engineering and Computer Science, MADN-
EC, West Point, New York 10996, james.loy@
The United States Military Academy is an
Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
in the process of developing the curriculum and
associated courses necessary for an accredited
Cyber Major, to complement its EE, CS and IT
programs. In 2019, the department graduated
78 majors, including 9 cadets who earned na-
tional scholarships. EECS has state-of- the-art
laboratory facilities and also hosts three centers
of excellence: ( 1) the Cyber Research Center; ( 2)
the Robotics Research Center; and ( 3) the Pho-
tonics Research Center. The department’s ties to
Army Research Agencies and a unique affiliation
with the NSA make it an ideal and unique place
to conduct applied research in cyber, photonics,
and robotics areas, although faculty research
may be within any disciplinary topic desired.
EECS is a family-friendly department with val-
ues rooted in Trust, Consideration, Expertise,
Teamwork, Initiative, Community, Excellence
and Balance that make it an ideal place to work,
grow and develop.
Applicant Selection Factors and Process:
Previous teaching experience is highly desirable,
and an initial track record of research and pub-
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Engineering in Zhejiang University
The Zhejiang University-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (the ZJU-UIUC Institute) invites highly qualified candidates
for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and in areas of engineering and science that match its multidisciplinary mission.
The ZJU-UIUC Institute is an engineering college on the new Zhejiang University (ZJU) International Campus, China, about 120 km
southwest of Shanghai. The ZJU-UIUC Institute conducts teaching and research in broad program themes of engineering sciences
for human health, engineering sciences for flexible manufacturing, and engineering sciences at the nexus of energy, environment,
and sustainable develop. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical
engineering, and mechanical engineering. Applications are welcome from relevant engineering disciplines, computer science, and
mathematics. The Institute has interests that address but are not limited to interdisciplinary topics exemplified by data science,
artificial intelligence, internets of things, advanced communication, digital manufacturing, systems and networking, transportation
electrification, micro-nano-electronics and photonics, Terahertz, smart power, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and atomic-scale
materials, intelligent infrastructure. Classes and student activities are conducted in English.
Successful candidates will initiate and lead collaborative research and teaching, and perform academic and professional service
duties associated with the ZJU-UIUC Institute. They will be leaders for teaching and research innovation, giving students a meaningful
and interactive engineering education.
• Assistant professor candidates must have an earned doctorate, excellent academic credentials, strong research plans, and an
outstanding ability to teach effectively. Additional industry, post-doctoral, professional service, or internship experiences are
• Mid-career candidates must be established leaders in their field; exhibit strong records of teaching, publication, and funded
research; and demonstrate participation in interdisciplinary collaborations.
• Senior appointments are available for persons of international stature seeking to build substantial interdisciplinary research and
The search process will continue until positions are filled or through June 30, 2020. Application materials should include a
cover letter with current contact information including email address, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of research and
teaching goals, and the names of three or more references. Submit applications at http://zjui.illinois.edu or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit https://my.zjui.illinois.edu/submit/login.asp or contact the institute human resources office at
email@example.com or + 86 (571) 8757 2520.
ZJU and UIUC are renowned for their engineering programs, and have a long history of collaboration. The ZJU-UIUC Institute creates
a unique student experience of multidisciplinary collaboration, technical leadership, teamwork, and creative excellence. Individuals
with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity are encouraged to apply and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, disability, age, or other personal characteristics.
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