The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at San Diego State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Power and Green Energy at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 2018. Applicants must have expertise in power systems planning, analysis, and control with a focus on one or more of the following areas: smart-grid and microgrid modeling, integration, and security; renewable, sustainable and distributed energy systems and grid-integration; and advanced power electronics for grid applications.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active externally-funded research program, achieve excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise students, and participate in departmental governance and university service. The ability to interact with other research groups, and create/maintain ties with major industrial players within the broader energy community will be an asset.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is strongly committed to excellence in both research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, M.S. program in Electrical Engineering, and joint Ph.D. program in Electrical Engineering. The department is a consortium member of the NSF/ONR/EPRI funded CUSP™ (http://cusp.umn.edu/), DoE-EERE funded FEEDER (http://www.feeder-center.org/). The department also houses the DOE-funded Center for Electric Drive Transportation. Additional information about the department and university can be found at http://electrical.sdsu.edu/ and http://www.sdsu.edu.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42838. Requests for additional information should be directed to Prof. Sridhar Seshagiri, Search Committee Chair, via email email@example.com.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to t...he state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.