Assistant Professor, EERE


The Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy (EERE) Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) in Klamath Falls invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor position, starting September 2014. We are seeking a motivated colleague with the enthusiasm and ability to help us drive our degree programs forward. Applicants must have a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate instruction. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.

Primary academic responsibilities will include developing and teaching courses in power engineering, as well as instrumentation and control, with emphasis on smart-grid topics such as distributed power systems control, power monitoring, load control and switching, control systems, power electronics, and power conversion. Other responsibilities include advising students, directing student projects, and participate in continuous professional development, as well as other service activities. Candidate will be expected to teach both lecture and laboratory courses.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a related discipline, or a master’s degree in electrical engineering with at least three years of relevant industry experience are required. Applicants with Professional Engineering licensure and/or relevant academic or industry experience are preferred. Demonstrated track record or evidence of potential as an effective engineering instructor is desirable, and candidate will be required to deliver a sample lecture as part of the interview process.

Oregon Tech’s mission is to provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on application of theory to practice. Oregon Tech has a strong track record of quality education and graduate success, and has been consistently ranked as one of the top schools nationwide for engineering undergraduate education by the US News & World Report.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

To Apply

**Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.

Review of applications will begin January 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references to for position #14 -66004 Application material also may be mailed to OIT Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

For further information, contact Jamie Zipay, Search Committee Chair, at or visit Oregon Tech’s website at

OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer

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