Pennsylvania State University, Berks Campus-Assistant Professor

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Pennsylvania State University, Berks Campus-Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering

Penn State Berks (Reading, PA) invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor position in Engineering, beginning August 2024. Penn State Berks, a college of the Pennsylvania State University, offers the collegiality of a small college with the strength of a well-respected research university. Penn State University is committed to equal opportunity and to workforce diversity. For more information visit our website at


Teach electrical discipline courses in the first two years of the engineering baccalaureate programs and courses in the electro-mechanical engineering technology baccalaureate program. Possible course topics include PLCs, DC and AC circuits, digital circuits, microprocessors and microcontrollers, motors and generators, 3-phase power, computers and networking, device interfacing, digital signal processing, automated control systems, and software programming. This position carries a teaching load of nine contact hours per semester. The successful candidate will conduct robust research that leads to publications in scholarly journals, advise students, and provide service to the program, division, college, community, and profession. Penn State Berks encourages active and collaborative learning, including undergraduate research, and a commitment to supporting diverse learners in the classroom.


Applicants are required to have a doctorate in electrical engineering or a closely related field by the start date.

For the tenure track position, applicants are required to have a doctorate in electrical engineering or a closely related field by the start date.

For the non-tenure line position, a minimum of a Master's degree in electrical engineering or closely related discipline is required.


Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. The review will start on December 1, 2023.


Email Dr. Dale Litwhiler, Search Chair, at with questions regarding the position. Email Talent Acquisition at with questions regarding the application process. In all emails, please write “Berks - Electrical Engineering Faculty” in the subject line.


• Letter of application.

• Resume or curriculum vitae.

• Statement of teaching philosophy.

• Names, addresses (including email), and phone numbers of three professional references.


All application materials must be submitted via our website:

We are accepting applications for both fixed-term and tenure-track candidates.

Tenure track applicants must apply at:

Fixed-term position must apply at:

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