New Faculty Searches in Electrical Engineering 2017-18

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Engineering
Electrical Engineering


The Department of Electrical Engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. Preferred candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline with appropriate experience. The successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and must have outstanding ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has 35 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of approximately $13.5 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs currently enroll over 620 and 220 students, respectively. Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2017. Exceptional candidates for multiple positions from a broad range of areas in electrical and computer engineering will be considered, including communications, signal processing, electromagnetics, electronic devices, and energy systems. Areas of particular interest include: communications and networking for large-scale distributed systems, data storage and security, and network science; machine learning for image, video, speech, and bio/genomic signal processing, and for complex systems; applied electromagnetics for RF and millimeter wave wireless systems, multi-functional antennas and metamaterials; solid state nanoelectronics for future generation computing, communications, sensors, storage, and biomedical applications; circuit design and fabrication using emerging devices; power electronics hardware and wide-bandgap devices for smart grid, electrical vehicles, and data centers. The position in the nanoelectronics area is specifically intended for an experienced individual who is qualified to take on a leadership role at the Nanofabrication Laboratory. Candidates whose research relate to these areas with a focus on neuromorphic computing and omics are also encouraged to apply. Information about the Department can be found at: Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit the following: curriculum vita, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these documents electronically. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Kiersten Gibson at or (814) 863-2788.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088