|Tenure-track Position in Entertainment Engineering and Computational Media|
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Drexel University is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position specializing in entertainment engineering and computational media. In particular, we are interested in individuals connecting engineering, design, computing, and the creative and performing arts. Possible areas of expertise include sound-music computing, human-machine interaction, performing arts technology, computer vision, gesture- and movement-based computing, information visualization, digital art, and social media. Preference will be given to candidates with interests that cross multiple fields, particularly those whose work blends computing and the arts.
Candidates should be individuals who would thrive in a creative, collaborative, and innovation-driven research environment that integrates multiple disciplines. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and academic training in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a closely-related field. They should have outstanding academic credentials that clearly demonstrate the ability to conduct independent and successful research and develop a graduate research program leading to peer-reviewed publications and external research support. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and share a commitment to engage in high-quality undergraduate and graduate education. The Drexel ECE department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in electrical engineering with several areas of specialization as well as a new undergraduate minor in entertainment engineering. The department also has a very active and vibrant PhD program with more than 100 students currently enrolled.
Applications should include a cover letter, comprehensive resume / Curriculum Vitae, research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of three references. Copies of key publications may also be submitted. All application materials should be submitted electronically as a single pdf document via electronic mail to the search committee address: EE.search@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Drexel University is a private, urban university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and is recognized for its traditionally strong technological focus and career-integrated education. Eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Electrical and Computer Engineering is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.