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/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 a tenure-track faculty position in Electrical and Computer Engineering, starting January 2023 or August 2023. The School provides a degree in Engineering with a specialization in Electrical or Computer Engineering at the undergraduate level and Master’s Degrees in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Cyber Security at the graduate level. 

Candidates are sought with expertise, scholarly interest, and an excellent capacity for teaching and research in areas of Electrical or Computer Engineering such as computer architecture, embedded systems, VLSI, digital design, internet-of-things (IoT), and machine learning, as well as communications and electronics.


A minimum of an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required (or evidence that the Ph.D. will be complete by August 2023). 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 the position 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.

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, Statement of 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 and attach cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and a list of four professional references.  Review of applicants will begin October 31, 2022, 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

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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