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Faculty Position Posting in Nondestructive Evaluation

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position in the area of nondestructive evaluation (NDE).  Candidates must have an earned PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or a related field, with expertise in the multidisciplinary area of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) methods, including, but not limited to, computational modeling, NDE sensors and systems-design, and inverse problems.  The candidate is expected to make significant contributions to research, participate in teaching and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Joint appointment with other departments within the College of Engineering will be considered as appropriate.

This position is open at all faculty position levels. Successful candidates are expected to leverage existing programs and facilities, and build on inter- and cross-disciplinary research strengths at MSU.  The College of Engineering has a well-established NDE Laboratory with exciting opportunities for collaboration with the Composite Materials and Structures Center, Composites Vehicle Research Center, and Coating and Diamond Technologies Center. Senior-level candidates should have a distinguished track record of research, innovation and sustained external funding from diverse sources.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering department has strong interdisciplinary research and educational programs based 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 56 faculty members, including two National Academy of Engineering members, 18 IEEE Fellows, and 13 NSF CAREER and 2 DARPA YFA awardees. The Department has strong research programs in all major areas of electrical and computer engineering, with annual research expenditures of about $16M. 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 Diamond Technologies.  The Department has accredited B.S. degree programs in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The current enrollment is approximately 220 full-time graduate students and 833 undergraduate students.  For additional information about the ECE Department, please see: http://www.ece.msu.edu.

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 for this position through: http://jobs.msu.edu/ and refer to position #4289.  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 1st, 2017.  Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair through email at ece-NDEfacultysearch@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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