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Date Posted: 10/26/15

Rochester Institute of Technology 

Instructional Faculty

Requisition Number 2012BR
College/Division Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Organization KGCOE Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering
Faculty Type (Tenure Status) Tenure-Track
Faculty Discipline Electrical Engineering
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Employment Category Fulltime

Department/College Description
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for "Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the "#1 Most Livable Bargain Market" (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five "Best City for Families."

Detailed Job Description
The Department of Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications from candidates in the broad area of Power and/or Controls. Appointment to this tenure-track position is intended to be at the Assistant Professor level. However, candidates at other levels are welcome to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field, with specialization in Power and/or Controls, and must have published in refereed journals based on their Ph.D. dissertation and any subsequent research work. Candidates must have strong aptitude and interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching; strong potential for establishing and conducting sponsored research; satisfactory written and oral communication skills; and the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's and university's continuing commitment to diversity, pluralism and individual differences.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.  

Required Minimum Qualifications

•Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field, with specialization in the broad area of Power and/or Controls.
•Refereed journal publications based on their Ph.D. dissertation and any subsequent research work. 
•Satisfactory written and oral communication skills.
•Strong aptitude and interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching.
•Strong potential for establishing and conducting sponsored research.
•Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at, search openings, then Keyword Search: 2012BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:
-A brief teaching philosophy
-A research statement
-The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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