Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 060700 - Electrical and Computer Engineering
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Position Function:

A faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, conducting education, research, and service programs.

The focus area of this search is power engineering (power systems, high voltage, power electronics)

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University consists of 27 faculty members (including six endowed professors), seven professional staff, and over 700 undergraduate and graduate students, with approximately 100 being at the Ph.D. level. With research expenditures of the department of more than $13M (2020-2021), the department houses the largest High Voltage Laboratory among North American Universities. For more detailed information on the department, please visit our website

Area of Specialization:

Power Engineering

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2023

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Research: performs and publishes research in the areas of interest and advances state of the art; obtains research grants/contracts with the federal government and private industry; keeps other faculty members and students informed of advances in the areas of interest.

Teaching: teaches courses in the areas of interest at the undergraduate and graduate level; advises undergraduate students; guides graduate students in thesis and dissertations in the areas of interest.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates for the position are expected to hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering (ABDs may be considered). The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals with a record of teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels and research experience, a substantial record of peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated ability to secure external funding.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at

Dossiers must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three professional references, and a statement (limited to three pages) that describes the research and educational interests.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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