Assistant Professor of Engineering - Power and Energy Systems

Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan
Feb 06, 2024
Mar 07, 2024
Position Type
Educator / Faculty
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant Professor of Engineering -

Power and Energy Systems

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Oakland University (OU) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in power and energy systems starting in August 2024. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in teaching, research, or hands-on experience in power systems, electric machines, electric drives, and power electronics.


Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related fields. ABD will be considered. Research and teaching with a commitment to excellence is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, initiate and integrate strong research programs, direct graduate students, and attract external research funding. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.


OU is at the intellectual center of the Automotive Industry, adjacent to the Oakland Technology Park, and within the Oakland County Automation Alley.


OU offers an exemplary fringe benefit package. The ECE Department has 20 faculty members and offers BSE, MS, and Ph.D. programs with research and teaching.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with a detailed curriculum vita, a teaching statement, a research statement and unofficial transcripts at Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g. through mentoring pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.


If you have any questions, please contact Professor Darrin Hanna at For full consideration, applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Review will begin in February/March 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Oakland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.