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Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Physics and Engineering at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track engineering faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, rank commensurate with experience, beginning Fall 2023.  The Department offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degree in General Engineering and a degree in Physics.  The General Engineering program includes a broad background in electrical and mechanical engineering and builds on this foundation with aspects of computational science, material science, and physics.  The department is building engineering pathways in partnership with regional educational partners, participating in a multi-institutional grant partnership to support talent development for the Intel semiconductor facility locating in the region, and expanding partnerships with regional employers.  We seek energetic and visionary applicants to support these initiatives.  

The candidate should demonstrate potential for and commitment to teaching of variety of undergraduate courses that could include Electrical Circuit Analysis and Design, Electromagnetics, Signals and Systems, Engineering Economics, Ethics and Society, and Control Systems, as well as their associated laboratories and electives, and guide senior Capstone projects.  In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate prior experiences that will strengthen relationships with industry to support internships, project collaborations, and industrial mentoring.  Other responsibilities will include holistic advising of students regarding academics, career paths, and well-being, participation in curriculum development and assessment, performing appropriate scholarly research and professional activity, assisting in maintaining ABET accreditation, and serving on university committees.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field, teaching experience at the undergraduate level, and an undergraduate Engineering degree, preferably from an ABET/EAC-accredited institution.

Muskingum is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  The university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 2,500. 


Applications must include a letter of interest addressing the skills and qualifications described for this position, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy and research plans, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references.  The list of references should include each reference’s email address, phone number, and a brief description of your relationship to the reference.  Application materials should be sent by email to or faxed to 740-826-6131.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence. 

Questions may be directed to Dr. Richard Taylor, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering at  Review of applications will begin on January 27, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.  Appointment to this position is conditional upon successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population.  As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations that have been historically underrepresented in the academy and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.

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