Assistant Professor Computer Engineering - WVU Tech (Beckley)
West Virginia University

Beckley, West Virginia

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West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering within the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering. The department offers two-degree programs:  BS degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) and BS degree in Computer Engineering (CpE). The position is 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits-eligible.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Computer Engineering courses for baccalaureate programs.  The sucessful candidate will also be expected to pursue scholarly/research activities and perform other service's associated with a faculty position.  Commitment to teaching excellence, student-centered scholarly/research activities, responsiveness to student needs, and good communicaiton skills are essential.

The successful candidate must make a significant contribution in teaching required and elective undergraduate computer engineering courses and labs in areas including introductory and advanced digital design, microprocessor and embedded systems design, computer architecture, computer systems design, and software tools, and in developing new courses and laboratories for undergraduate instruction in terms of both hardware/software and lab exercises, and in supervising undergraduate research and/or development projects.  In addition, the successful candidate must make an important contribution in scholarship/research activities, in seeking external funding, in engaging in sutdent-centered scholarly activities, in maintaining currency in the field, and in publishing the results of original work.  Lastly, the successful candidate must make a reasonable contribution in providing service to benefit the profession, department, institution, community, and state and in advising and mentoring students with respect to their academic progressioni and career choices.

Date of Appointment: January, 2023

Location: Beckley, WV

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately

WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities. WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphases), and Industrial Technology.

More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:


  • An earned doctorate in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field with a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.
  • Must have excellent teaching abilities.
  • Good oral and written communications skills are essential.
  • Must show an interest and potential for excellence in classroom and laboratory teaching and in scholarly activity/research.
  • Must show willingness to serve on committees.
  • Candidates who are approaching graduation prior to appointment date will be given full consideration, but completion of the doctorate degree must occur before the effective date of the appointment.
Applications must include:
  • Letter of interest
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Student-centered scholarly/research activities statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references including telephone numbers and email addresses

About WVU

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU's academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

To learn more about West Virginia University, visit View current career opportunities at

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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