Opportunity: Assistant Professor – Electrical Engineering Technology


Farmingdale State College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,000 students. As the largest of SUNY’s colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and critical thinking skills sought by today’s emerging industries through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Liberal Arts & Sciences. Farmingdale offers 38 undergraduate degree programs and will offer its first Master’s program in the Fall 2017 semester. The college is a pioneer in environmental sustainability and alternative energy, and boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program.

According to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report, Farmingdale State College is ranked #9 among public colleges in the north and #28 among all colleges in the region. Farmingdale has been ranked as one of the top colleges in return on investment and as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at Farmingdale State College invites applications for two tenure-track Faculty Positions in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering with an anticipated starting date in August 2017. Preferred areas of expertise include: Computer Architecture, Networking, Embedded Systems, Telecommunications Systems, Wireless Communications, Optical Networks and Alternative Energy Systems. Primary responsibilities include teaching and development of courses and/or programs at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as well as participating in student advisement, recruitment, and other departmental activities. The candidate is also expected to be involved in research leading to publications in professional journals, university service, and other scholarly activities. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be committed to the continuous improvement process and the outcome-based assessment of the programs to maintain specialized accreditation. Teaching assignments will include both day and evening courses. The Department offers ETAC/ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs in Computer Engineering Technology and Electrical Engineering Technology. In addition, it offers a Bachelor of Science degree program in Telecommunications Technology and it has proposed a BS program in Sustainable Energy Technology.
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. Service includes advising students as well as serving on departmental and college-wide committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty and has the potential for peer-reviewed publications and presentations, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Doctoral and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field. Teaching and/or industrial experience is desirable
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Additional industrial and teaching experience in the above-mentioned areas is preferred.

• This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position.
• POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2017
• Salary $65,000 and may increase commensurate with experience
• The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans


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Application Instructions:
A letter of application with curriculum vitae should be submitted online at: www.farmingdale.edu/employment

Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research as well as a separate teaching demonstration.