Full Time Lecturer - Engineering

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dartmouth, MA

Job posting number: #7092721

Posted: January 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer position in the area of Computer Engineering starting in September 2022. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate classroom and laboratory instruction. Initial appointment is up to 2 years, with possibility of renewal.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world class education to more than 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students each year in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology.

UMass Dartmouth has transformed the lives of 40,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. It is the only Massachusetts Tier 1 national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast.

The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 8 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 8 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,300 students. Our mission is to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and electrical and computer engineering; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.


It is expected the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher with a strong commitment to student learning and success. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate CPE (Computer Engineering) courses including computer hardware-oriented labs; providing assistance in senior capstone projects; collaborating with faculty to enhance curriculum; academic advising; participating in department service activities; and engaging in college and university diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. The teaching load will be 6 courses per year, depending on the advising and service load. Possible courses include:

ECE 263 Embedded System Design
ECE 368 Digital Design
ECE 370 Design and Implementation of Real-Time Embedded Resource Management System
ECE 388 Embedded Systems Design Project
ECE 457 Design Project I
ECE 458 Design Project II
Course descriptions can be found at: Courses | UMass Dartmouth.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, with an emphasis in embedded systems hardware and software design; or related field
Familiar with embedded systems design and manufacturing CAD tools (e.g KiCAD) and embedded systems firmware/software development tools (e.g., Atmel studio)
Experience with laboratory test equipment use and application to embedded systems design
Experience with teaching at the college level
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence as well as diversity, equity and inclusion
Currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis

Preferred Qualifications

PhD degree in Computer Engineering, with an emphasis in embedded systems hardware and software design, or related field
Documented success in teaching at the college level
Experience with embedded systems design and their application to the Internet of Things (IoT) systems
Experience in the use and application of laboratory tools for embedded systems design and analysis
R&D experience in the area of embedded systems design and analysis or related areas
Experience with embedded systems design and manufacturing tools (e.g. KiCAD) and embedded systems firmware/software development tools (e.g. Atmel studio)
We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Application Process

Applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; contact information for at least three professional references; and a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy.

Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, all members of the campus community must obtain a Covid-19 booster shot by January 21, 2022, and provide proof when requested. Individuals who are not yet eligible to receive a booster shot must obtain one within 30 days from the date they become eligible.

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