Computer/Electrical Engineering (FA2022-24)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (area: Computer Engineering). Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system and among 11 such institutions nationwide. Since its founding in 1938, Cal Poly Pomona students participate in an integrative experiential learning education that is inclusive, relevant, and values diverse perspectives and experiences. With a variety of degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, and professional disciplines, the university is well known for its learn-by-doing approach and Teacher Scholar Model.

The university is noted for its scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, which was once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg. We acknowledge that Cal Poly Pomona resides on the territorial and homelands of the Tongva and Tataavium people who are the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar. The university's nearly 30,000 students are taught and mentored by the campus's more than 1,400 faculty as part of 54 baccalaureate and 29 master's degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in educational leadership.

Highly regarded among its peer institutions, Cal Poly Pomona is No. 2 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of top public regional universities in the west and was named the No. 15 best value college in the nation by Money Magazine. Cal Poly Pomona, a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, stands as a national leader in promoting social mobility, and was placed among the 25 top institutions in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to minoritized students by Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

The Cal Poly Pomona campus is located less than 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles at the intersection of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. It is within an hour's drive of beaches, mountains and deserts. For additional information about the university, please visit, and for more about faculty life, please see YourLife@CPP.

Student Population. California residents comprise the majority (96%) of applicants to undergraduate programs at Cal Poly Pomona - nearly half (49%) of new students were transfers in Fall 2020. 58% of Cal Poly Pomona students are first generation, 70% receive financial aid, and 44% qualify as Pell-eligible. The university enrolls a diverse student body that identifies as 49% Latinx, 21% Asian, 15% White, 3% Black, 5% International 3% two or more races, 3% unknown and less than 1% Native Hawaiian or Native Pacific Islander and less than 1% Native American Indigenous. 39% of the student body were STEM majors with the top enrolled programs including electrical & computer engineering, psychology, biology and computer science.

Inclusive Excellence Criteria. We aspire to be the model inclusive polytechnic university in the nation. We have a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and to educational experiences that leverage the diverse perspectives and experiences needed to succeed and thrive in a diverse society.

Tenure track faculty hires will demonstrate a commitment and record of contributions through their teaching, scholarship, or service to these inclusive excellence criteria (a minimum of two must be addressed in the Student Success Statement):
1. Integrates the values of equity and inclusivity into their teaching, scholarship and/or service contributions with diverse student populations;
2. Incorporates the contributions and struggles of historic ethnic minority groups and communities into their teaching, scholarly work, and/or service contributions;
3. Adopts teaching strategies that supports the learning and success of students from diverse student populations;
4. Mentors and engages diverse student populations in discovery, scholarship, and creative activities;
5. Engages students in problem-based projects and learning that address the needs of diverse communities;
6. Possesses knowledge of challenges and barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline;
7. Mentors and assists diverse student populations interested in pursuing graduate education;
8. Engages in community-responsive action research or service with diverse student populations and communities;
9. Has experience in or demonstrates a commitment to adopting experiential learning activities and pedagogy with diverse student populations and communities; and
10. Has expertise in or demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education.

The College of Engineering's mission is to prepare students for industry and advanced studies by implementing an inclusive polytechnic philosophy through collaborative teamwork, innovation, entrepreneurship and professional integrity. The College offers 12 ABET-accredited undergraduate degrees and 7 Master's degrees to over 6,500 students across seven academic departments that include: Aerospace Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The College is nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report and currently ranks 5th among undergraduate engineering programs in non-doctorate-granting public institutions. Additionally, it houses more than 40 student clubs that offer hands-on learning opportunities and have been recognized at several national competitions. We encourage a broad range of applicants who are committed to enhancing a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to an inclusive campus environment.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of: Computer Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2022. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the potential to establish a research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will include both introductory and advanced courses, as well as assisting in curriculum development. The applicant will be expected to advise students; serve on department, college, and university committees; and engage in professional activities. Applicants whose work supports the university's Learn by Doing philosophy and demonstrates a commitment to both the highest standards of professional ethics and to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

The department offers B.S and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Engineering. The graduate and undergraduate curricula include a large number of laboratories where students experience the practical application of concepts learned in the classroom. Additionally, a senior design project including both design and implementation is required of all undergraduates. More information about the instructional program is available at

Minimum requirements:
• The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering (area: Computer Engineering) from an accredited university by the date of appointment.
• A commitment and record of contributions to student success through teaching, scholarship, or service, demonstrated by a Student Success Statement that addresses at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed above.
• Demonstrated commitment to actively engage in the teaching, research and curricular development activities of the department at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Ability to teach a broad range of courses in the areas of Computer Engineering.
• Ability to articulate complex subject matter to students at all educational levels.
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and/or service, and a commitment to work and experience working in an inclusive environment.
• Demonstrated commitment to IEEE code of ethics.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
• Preference will be given to candidates in any of the areas of Computer Engineering.
• Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, particularly in laboratory or project courses.
• Relevant professional engineering work experience.
• Demonstrated potential for developing innovative lecture and laboratory curricula.
• Demonstrated ability to develop an applied research program.
• Experience with contracts and grants for applied research projects, preferably as a PI or co-PI.
• Demonstrated potential to establish industrial collaborations.

Conditions of Employment:
The person offered this position is required to pass a background check.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
Questions regarding the policy may be sent to

Application Process:
Application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio. Only completed applications will be considered. A completed application will consist of:
•* A cover letter that describes the candidate's teaching and research experience and preparation to meet the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description.
•* A curriculum vitae composed of at least those elements specified on the position description.
•* A statement of teaching philosophy. (up to 2 pages)
•* A research statement. (up to 2 pages)
•* A Student Success Statement about the candidate's teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working or engaging with a diverse student population (up to two pages). Please address at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed above.
•* A list of courses the candidate is prepared to teach, courses that can be taught with some additional preparation, and courses the candidate would like to develop.
•* A transcript showing the highest degree earned or in progress (an official transcript will be required of finalists).
•* Recent student evaluations, if available.
•* Example syllabi from courses taught, if available.
•* Completed Academic Application Form and Academic Supplemental Application Form.
Finalists for the position will be required to provide three recent letters of reference, uploaded to Interfolio by the recommender.

The position is open until filled. To be included in the first review, completed applications must be received by January 21, 2022.

Please direct inquiries to
Chair, Electrical Engineering Search Committee
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.2511

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


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