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Requisition ID:  21788

Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Power and Energy Systems

Job Summary

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in power systems, power electronics, and electrification. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.

School and College

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University is the home of the Schweitzer Power and Energy Area. This ECE area enjoys 9000 sq. feet of power laboratories, including the Grainger Laboratories for construction and testing of power components. Purdue is well known for its work in rotating machinery and in shipboard, aircraft, and vehicular power-electronics-based power systems. The area desires to expand its research and teaching in power systems, power electronics, and electrification.


The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Application Process

To apply, please submit application to this site including a complete (1) curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment in this position.


Purdue University, the College of Engineering and the Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.


The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,

individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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