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Faculty Position Posting in Accelerator Technology

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure system faculty position in the broad areas pertaining to accelerator technology.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field, with expertise in, but not limited to technologies related to design of compact accelerators and components, viz, charged particle beam optics, ion sources, design of cavities and structures, electron cloud and plasma effects, and high voltage engineering.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues within the Electrical Computer Engineering Department, the College of Engineering, National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and Facility for Rate Isotope Beams to complement a world-class accelerator program. All applications must demonstrate evidence of strong research potential, interest in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and a serious commitment to teamwork. This position is targeted at the junior faculty level, but senior candidates with outstanding credentials may be considered.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering department has strong interdisciplinary research and educational programs on a foundation of core electrical and computer engineering disciplines and provides first-class education while engaging in research at the frontiers of knowledge. The Department has 49 faculty members, including two National Academy of Engineering members, 18 IEEE Fellows, and 13 NSF CAREER awardees. The Department has strong research programs in all major areas of electrical and computer engineering, with annual research expenditure of about $18M. Faculty in the Department are leading several federal and industry-supported centers, including the NSF Science and Technology Center BEACON and the Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications.

The Department has accredited B.S. degree programs in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The current enrollment is approximately 260 full-time graduate students and 770 undergraduate students. For additional information about the ECE Department, the College of Engineering or MSU, see: http://www.egr.msu.edu/ece/.

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 450,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education.

Michigan State University is pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at http://www.egr.msu.edu/WE. Interested individuals should submit an application through: http://jobs.msu.edu/ and refer to position #2417.

Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, vision statements for teaching and research, and the names and contact information for five references. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

For full consideration, applications should be received before March 1, 2016. Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair through email at ece-accel-facultysearch@egr.msu.edu.

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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