Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy


The Electrical Engineering & Renewable Energy (EERE) Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) in Wilsonville, OR invites applications for a full-time, eleven-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.

Primary academic responsibilities will include developing and teaching undergraduate courses in digital electronics and embedded systems. Topics of instruction may include logic and FPGA design (Verilog/VHDL), microprocessors, embedded systems including microcontrollers and firmware, embedded operating systems, and DSPs. 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.

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.

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. 

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 is required. Applicants with relevant academic or industry experience are preferred. Demonstrated track record or evidence of potential as an effective engineering instructor is desirable (candidate will also be required to deliver a sample lecture as part of the interview process).

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

To Apply

Review of applications will begin June 16, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of potential as an effective engineering instructor (optional), and contact information for at least three professional references to for position #14 -66015. Application material also may be mailed to Oregon Tech Office of Human Resources, 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 or faxed to (541) 851-5200.

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

  • Offer of employment will be contingent upon ability to successfully complete a criminal history/background check.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, foreign nationals granted temporary residence under one of the 1986 legalization programs, refugees, and asylees.

OIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ADA employer

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