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:

Assistant Professor (specializing in signal processing and machine learning) within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, conducting research, teaching, and service.

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), 7 professional staff, and over 700 undergraduate and graduate students, with approximately 100 being at the Ph.D. level. The department consistently records research expenditures of more than $10M annually. The department houses the largest High Voltage Laboratory among North American Universities and is home to the NSF Advance Wireless Testbed - AERPAW. For more detailed information, please visit,

Area of Specialization:

Signal Processing and Machine Learning

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Research: Performs and publishes research in the areas of interest; obtains research grants/contracts with the federal government and private industry.

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.

Service: Provides service as needed by the unit and to the research community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely related field (ABDs may be considered). The rank will be at the Assistant Professor level

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Instructions for Applying:

Dossiers must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with names and contact information for at least three professional references, a statement that describes research interests, and a statement that describes educational interests. All applicants must apply online at

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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