Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Engineering Instruction

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Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Electrical and Computer Engineering


School of Engineering

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Macon, GA

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The Mercer University School of Engineering (MUSE) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering, starting January 2022 or August 2022. The school provides a degree in Engineering with a specialization in Electrical and Computer engineering at the undergrad level and degrees in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Cyber Security at the master’s level. 

Candidates are sought to enhance the Department’s focus on emerging technologies.

  1. The department is starting a new master’s program in cybersecurity.  Candidates are sought with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for teaching and research in areas such as cyber-physical systems, security/privacy, internet-of-things (IoT) security and threat detection, digital forensics, and network security.
  2. Candidates with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for teaching and research   in areas of software engineering such as software design and construction, requirements analysis, security, verification and validation, and software engineering processes are of interest.
  3. Candidates are sought with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for teaching and research in areas such as: computer architecture, embedded systems, VLSI, digital design, internet-of-things (IoT), machine learning, and a broad spectrum of computer hardware or software from the system to the physical layer.

A minimum of an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Cybersecurity, or other related field is required (or evidence that the Ph.D. will be complete by August 2022). Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college level and consulting or industrial experience. Experience with professional organizations such as ABET, ASEE, IEEE, etc. is highly desirable.

The successful candidate for each of the positions must be able and willing to teach engineering courses from the freshman level to the graduate level as necessary.  Tenure will be based on excellent teaching, research, scholarly publications and service work.

In addition, the candidate must be able to serve as a liaison between the School of Engineering and the Mercer Engineering Research Center (https://www.merc-mercer.org/), which requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Mercer’s undergraduate engineering program is ABET/EAC accredited using a core curriculum model. The School of Engineering offers both Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering degrees with specializations in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, and mechanical as well as engineering related programs in cyber systems, technical communications and industrial management. The undergraduate curriculum is dynamic, innovative, broadly based, and includes the option of an integrated BSE/MSE degree program for qualified candidates. Total engineering enrollment is over 750 students.

Mercer University is a private and comprehensive university and includes the Mercer Engineering Research Center in nearby Warner Robins, GA. The metropolitan Macon area, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, has a population of 250,000 and enjoys a four-season climate and a wealth of nearby historic, cultural, and recreational attractions.

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research Interests, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested and qualified individuals desiring to join the school’s dedicated faculty should complete the brief online application at https://jobs.mercer.edu and attach cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and a list of four professional references.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Visit the School of Engineering website at http://www.mercer.edu/engineering

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 18, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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