Howard University — Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor position(s) in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering

EECS Faculty Search Announcement
May 2019

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Howard University invites applications for several full-time non-tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Applicants for these positions will be located on Howard University’s main campus located in Washington, DC. However, applicants for the computer science positions may have the opportunity to teach for one semester at Howard University’s Howard West initiative located at Google, HQ in Mountain View, CA.

Applicants for the computer science positions must have an earned Ph.D. degree in computer science, information technology or closely related technical disciplines. Applicants must have significant, professional experience and/or knowledge in two or more areas of teaching to include: computer programming, algorithms, theory of computation, structures of programming languages, database systems, operating systems, mobile applications, machine learning, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and software engineering.

Applicants for the electrical engineering positions must have an earned Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or closely related technical disciplines. Applicants must have significant, professional experience and/or knowledge in two or more areas of teaching to include: signal processing, communication systems, digital controls, optimal control, optimization theory, and medical imaging.

Successful applicants for all the positions will be serving primarily in an undergraduate teaching and mentorship capacity. Additionally, they must demonstrate the following abilities and professional interests: i) Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills; ii) Strong interest in student success and commitment to quality teaching; iii) Ability to work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals; and iv) The ability to contribute positively to the academic success of students and the mission of Howard University. Finally, duties will also include service to the Department, College, and University so that the University’s mission is realized.

Applications, including a cover letter, comprehensive curriculum vitae, statement of research plan, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and the full names and contact information (postal address, phone number, and email address) of at least three professional references are to be submitted electronically to For more information on Howard University and the College of Engineering and Architecture, please visit Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1867, Howard University is a federally chartered, private, doctoral university, classified as a high research activity institution. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, its undergraduate, graduate, professional and joint degree programs span more than 120 areas of study within 13 schools and colleges. Howard is recognized by the United States Department of Education as one of the nation’s HBCUs, or Historically Black College or University.

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