ECE Lecturer

Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, IN
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer. The initial contract term is one year, beginning August 15, 2022. Contract renewal is subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability for the position. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses and laboratories preferred in the area of computer engineering.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers two ABET-accredited Baccalaureate degree programs: BS in Electrical Engineering and BS in Computer Engineering, and a graduate Master program: MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Our engineering programs are nationally ranked #53 among non-PhD granting institutions. The Department provides excellent teaching and learning opportunities with state-of-the-art equipment, design studio, laboratories, and centers.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is part of PNW's School of Engineering. The School of Engineering comprises three departments: Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Closely affiliated with the School are two distinguished and award-winning research centers, the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) and the Purdue Water Institute (PWI).
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. PNW serves students across two campuses, offering more than 70 areas of study at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Located in Northwest Indiana near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. The university is widely respected for its faculty's dedication to student success through experiential learning and collaborative research.
A Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is required. The degree must be earned by August 15, 2022.
Applications must be submitted electronically at

and will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. A complete application packet will include:
  • A letter of application that addresses the job requirements,
  • A curriculum vitae,
  • An unofficial transcript (official transcripts will be required upon employment),
  • A statement of teaching philosophy, and
  • Contact information for three professional references.

All inquiries, nominations, and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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