Assistant or Associate Professor of Engineering

Position Title    Assistant or Associate Professor of Engineering
Classification Title    Faculty Full Time (.75-1.0 FTE)
Benefits Eligibility    Benefits Eligibility
Department    Engineering

Job Description    
Hope College invites applications for a tenure-track position in electrical engineering or a related field at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin in August 2024. A successful candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of electrical engineering topics, with the expectation of being able to teach all levels of courses and laboratories in that area. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that actively engages undergraduate students. Startup funds and internal resources are available to support new research efforts.

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to all aspects of Hope’s mission as a liberal arts college. We are grounded in robust ecumenical Christian aspirations and daily strive for inclusive excellence. As part of the application, we ask all candidates to describe how they will engage and support the holistic mission of the College, particularly how their commitment to the
Christian faith, the liberal arts, and inclusive excellence shapes their approaches and identities as teachers, scholars, and mentors.

Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2023. An initial subset of candidates will be asked to be available for a video interview. Applicants are encouraged to visit the department website at

Is this a visiting faculty position?    No

Rank    Assistant or Associate

Candidates must hold a minimum of a Ph.D. (ABD is accepted) in related field.

Physical Demands    
This position requires remaining in a sitting or standing position for frequent periods of time; uses office machinery such as a computers, printers, copy machines; Occasionally involves moving items over 10 pounds; frequently will move between different offices/workspaces/buildings; and requires effective communication abilities. In the case of temporary or permanent condition(s) that require(s) accommodation(s), reasonable accommodation(s) may be requested.

Pre-employment Screenings    
“All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check. Some positions may have position specific requirements, such as education/licensure/certification verification, a physical, drug screening, credit checks and/or transportation record review.”