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Requisition ID:  17306

SoET Visiting Assistant Professor of EET - Polytechnic South Bend

Job Summary

The School of Engineering Technology at Purdue University invites applications for a full-time appointment as an Assistant Visiting Professor in the area of electrical engineering technology. The Visiting professor position is contractual for two years. This position will be at the South Bend, Indiana campus.

Teaching Expectations

The School of Engineering Technology resides in Purdue’s Polytechnic Institute (PPI). The PPI uses innovative learning methods, real-world experiences, and industry partnerships to produce graduates uniquely qualified for technology-driven careers. This unique learning environment was recently developed during an education transformation where details of this transformation can be accessed at:


This position requires faculty with both high technical competence and the ability and desire to teach in active classrooms. We are looking for a candidate to teach students in our Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) and related Engineering Technology degree programs. EET is an important part of our engineering technology programs, with applications in mechatronics, robotics, smart manufacturing, and advanced electrical systems. This position may require the use of modern distance education technologies to reach multiple locations concurrently.


In addition to teaching, the candidate may contribute to curriculum development for the EET program. Relevant, recent industrial experience and prior teaching experience are highly desirable.


Applicants must have an M.S. or a B.S. with more than 10 years of relevant industrial experience. The degrees must be in electrical engineering technology, electrical engineering, or a related discipline. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing for both classroom effectiveness and external engagement.   

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Purdue University’s School of Engineering Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates must address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.

Application Procedure

All candidates must apply through SuccessFactors and include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a resume or CV, 3) a clear statement of teaching, 4) a statement addressing diversity and inclusivity, and 5) the names of three references.


Screening will begin January 20, 2022 and conclude when the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. 


Purdue University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Purdue views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all University related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.

Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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