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International Cohort Instructor-Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan
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Date Posted 10/18/2019
Faculty-Engineering-Computer Engineering
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Electrical & Computer Engineering
Full-Time International Cohort Instructor Faculty Position

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering and Science invites applicants for multiple full-time non-tenure track international cohort instructor positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering beginning in December 2019 or August 2020. The annual appointments may be renewed, and regular performance reviews will be scheduled. An earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering or a master's degree with significant, relevant industrial experience, strong communications skills, and commitment to excellence in teaching are required. Instructors will teach classes to support Department programs both in the United States and in China. Overseas teaching assignments can range from two to eight weeks in length.

The successful instructor at Detroit Mercy is an effective and enthusiastic teacher-scholar at the undergraduate and graduate level, developing innovative teaching strategies and curriculum. Experience with Linux, ROS, and/or sensor system interfacing is preferred. Instructors are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories and supervise projects in electrical and computer engineering with a focus in electrical engineering and robotics.

The department offers programs in Electrical Engineering and Robotics and Mechatronic Systems Engineering with a Concentration in Electrical Engineering, with degrees at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level. The small classes, excellent facilities, and close collegial relationships make teaching at Detroit Mercy exciting and rewarding. The College's faculty forms a vibrant community of teaching scholars with a strong focus on professional and academic mentorship of students. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Detroit Mercy in the top tier of Midwest Regional Universities for the past 18 years (15 percentile in 2019), and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2019 place Detroit Mercy at 4th in Michigan and 193 Nationwide.

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Jesuit-Mercy Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Society of Jesus and the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a culturally diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all races and backgrounds.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, statement of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy, and should include contact information for three references.

Interested candidates should apply by visiting

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 


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