01 Nov
Asst/Assoc/Professor of Computer or Electrical Engineering
Ohio, Wrightpattersonafb 00000 Wrightpattersonafb USA

SummaryClick on "Learn more about this agency" button below for IMPORTANT information. This is a Tenure Track position. Academic tenure is based upon performance & approval of the faculty; may be considered after initial or subsequent 3-year appointment period. Selectee may be offered an initial appointment with tenure if academic credentials warrant such action. Performs faculty duties in the Dept of Electrical/Computer Engineering in the Graduate School of Engineering and Management at AFIT.ResponsibilitiesTeaches graduate-level courses in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science, which form parts of accredited Masters and doctoral degree programs, as well as parts of professional continuing education programs.Develops courses and sequences of courses in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science for degree programs and continuing education, which meet the Air Force's dynamic educational needs.Plans and executes a program of research in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science.Works directly with Air Force and Department of Defense (DoD) organizations to meet research needs. Collaborates and works well with colleagues to accomplish individual and organizational research goals.Regularly publishes research results in archival journals and presents at technical conferences. Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates research programs of masters and doctoral students.Provides authoritative consultation in one or more areas of electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science to Air Force and DoD organizations.Serves on department and school administrative and academic committees.Mentors and manages the educational progress of MS and PhD students. Provides annual written feedback and reports on MS and PhD students as prescribed by Air Force and AFIT Operating Instructions.RequirementsConditions of EmploymentQualificationsDesirable Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field by the time of the appointment. All academic ranks will be considered. We are particularly interested in applicants specializing in one or more of the following areas: autonomy, artificial intelligence / machine learning, navigation with or without GPS, cyber security, or VLSI. Other areas of research specialization will be considered. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or in a related field. Demonstrated professional knowledge of foundational and advanced topics associated with electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. These areas include, but are not limited to: discrete mathematics and logic; communications; radar; electromagnetics; microelectromechanical systems; VLSI design; computer/digital engineering; computer architecture; data structures; programming languages; algorithm design and analysis; computer operating systems; and automata theory. Expertise in at least one of the following areas: discrete mathematics and logic, communications; radar; electromagnetics; low observables; electronic warfare; electro-optics; signal processing; guidance, navigation, and control; microelectronics; microelectromechanical systems; VLSI design; computer/digital engineering; computer architecture; database system design and analysis; high-performance computing; software engineering; computer networking; information operations; artificial intelligence; computer graphics; and visualization. Faculty in any of these areas will have at least a year of formal education and a year of research in these areas beyond the Masters of Science degree. Possess the ability to communicate clearly and expertly (in English) in both verbal and written forms concerning academic, administrative and technical subject matters. At the Assistant Professor Rank: For an initial appointment to the academic rank of Assistant Professor, applicants should have a strong potential for both teaching and research at the graduate level. Applicants should have a distinguished academic record and the background, commitment, and desire to teach graduate classes, conduct research, and publish. At the Associate Professor Rank: In addition to the criteria for an Assistant Professor, an initial appointment to the academic rank of Associate Professor must be based on convincing evidence that the individual has demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The candidate must have 5 years of significant professional experience after having earned the doctoral degree. This will normally include no fewer than 3 years of full-time, university-level teaching at the Assistant Professor rank or higher. Alternatively, for those with fewer than 3 years of teaching experience, the requirement is 6 years of significant professional experience with research credentials normally expected of a full Professor. At the Full Professor Rank: In addition to the criteria for an Associate Professor, an initial appointment to the academic rank of Professor must be based on convincing evidence that the faculty member has a sustained record of excellence in teaching, has produced a significant body of scholarship that is recognized nationally or internationally, and has demonstrated leadership in service to the discipline. The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of significant professional experience after having earned the doctoral degree. This will normally include no fewer than 6 years of full-time, university-level teaching with a minimum of 3 years at the Associate Professor rank or higher. Alternatively, for those with fewer than 6 years of teaching experience, the requirement is 10 years of significant professional experience with research credentials substantially more than those normally expected of a full Professor. Applicants will be assessed based on education, evidence of teaching effectiveness, quality of scholarship, and demonstrated service to educational institutions and the discipline commensurate with years in the discipline. Essential qualities expected of every faculty member include the personal attributes of integrity, industry, cooperation, initiative, enthusiasm, and breadth of intellectual interests.EducationEDUCATION:You MUST provide original copies of ALL OFFICIAL transcripts for degrees being pursued or obtained (or letter of degree completion if an OFFICIAL transcript is not available due to recent graduation) to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Legible photocopies of OFFICIAL transcripts are acceptable for initial application submission. However, if selected, you will be required to provide (original) copies of your OFFICIAL transcripts. For a transcript to be considered OFFICIAL, it should be printed on university letterhead and the registrar's official seal/signature must appear on the transcript. Your transcripts must also reflect the degree awarded/conferred date. Transcripts labeled UNOFFICIAL will not be accepted. Note: Ensure you include ALL transcripts to support your educational claims as stated in your curriculum vitae (resume) even if not required for this position. FOREIGN EDUCATION:Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the educational requirements. However, you must show proof that the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in a conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying in the form of an "official" statement of U.S. equivalency from a Department of Education approved (non-federal) agency (i.e. AICE, NACES), who will complete a U.S. Standard of Education Conversion.Additional InformationThis job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Late applications from veterans will not be accepted for faculty positions. Late applications for veterans only apply when filling positions in the competitive service. Individuals who are eligible for Schedule A, 213.3102(u) appointments cannot be referred under the Air Force Selective Placement Program process for faculty positions. Schedule A applicants must email a completed application package to the address specified in the "How to Apply" section and it must be received by the closing date of the announcement. Late or incomplete application packages will not be considered. As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information click here. This is a designated drug testing position. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required by PL 104-134 to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit. Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may be offered. Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of at least three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position. AFIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. The Air Force believes that diversity is essential to accomplishing its mission. AFIT highly values individuals who have a demonstrated ability to work successfully with and help develop individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For the Air Force, diversity encompasses: personal life experiences, geographic background, socioeconomic background, cultural knowledge, educational background, work background, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical/spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity, and gender. Application materials become the property of AFIT and WILL NOT be returned. Applications submitted under this announcement will be considered ONLY for this vacancy. Travel and relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. The law made taxable certain reimbursements and other payments, including driving mileage, airfare and lodging expenses, en-route travel to the new duty station, and temporary storage of those items. The Federal Travel Regulation Bulletin (FTR) 18-05 issued by General Services Administration (GSA) has authorized agencies to use the Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) to pay for "substantially all" of the increased tax liability resulting from the "2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" for certain eligible individuals. For additional information on WTA/RITA allowances and eligibilities, please visit: https://www.gsa.gov/cdnstatic/FTR%20Bulletin%201805%20Relocation%20Allowances0.pdf


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