Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (Clinical or Tenure Track)


Position Title

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (Clinical or Tenure Track)


DCOBT: Engineering Department


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

The Davis College of Business and Technology at Jacksonville University invites applications for the faculty position of Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (Clinical or Tenure Track) beginning Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching in an engineering program with a heavy design emphasis, especially in a laboratory setting. Teaching responsibilities include Electrical Engineering and Design related courses in the Jacksonville University Engineering programs. The teaching load is typically 12 credit hours per Fall and Spring semester.

Rank is open based on candidate credentials, experience and interest. For tenure-track position, engagement in research is required. Research involving undergraduates, engaged learning experiences with industry and /or public institutions, and pursuit of external funding are strongly encouraged. The individual hired for the position (regardless of rank) will also be responsible for student advising and mentorship, contributing to assessment of student learning outcomes, and engaging in other service activities.

It is expected that the individual chosen for this position will possess a commitment to teaching excellence, willingness to engage in the activities of the school/college, and a commitment to involvement in service that advances the university or the profession. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication and collaboration skills and a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive work and classroom environment.


  • Teach classes—a typical l0ad is 24 hours annually
  • Engage in research/scholarship
  • Supervise student research projects
  • Supervise student internships
  • Participate in university service at the department, school, college, or university level
  • Participate in community service (optional)

Required Skills/Abilities

  • A strong commitment to effective teaching and the ability to integrate industry practices into the classroom.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and industry partners.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Tenure-track candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited program. A.B.D.'s with a clear plan for completion by December 2024 are encouraged to apply.
  • Non-Tenure track/clinical candidates should possess a Master’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited program. Substantial industry/government design experience in electrical engineering or a related discipline is preferred, especially in mechatronics.

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and virtually.
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Stamina to teach up to 24 hours weekly. 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Named an “America’s Best College” in the South for more than 10 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville University is a premier private institution in northeast Florida. Founded in 1934, JU offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs with over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The prestigious Davis College of Business and Technology includes three schools: The School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Business, and the School of Aviation and Military Sciences. Additional information about the College and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the university’s website. 

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), three letters of recommendation, teaching, design and research statements, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to For full consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2023.