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Electrical & Computer Engineering, Assistant Professor

Apply now Job no: 533291
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Pomona
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Electrical & Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Cal Poly Pomona is one of three polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system and among 12 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. 28 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, and 41% of new students were transfers in Fall 2022. 57% 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 53% Latinx, 22% Asian, 14% White, 3% Black, 2% International, 4% two or more races, 3% unknown and less than 1% Native Hawaiian or Native Pacific Islander and less than 1% Native American Indigenous. Thirty-nine percent of the student body were STEM majors with the top enrolled programs including psychology, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, biology and computer science.

Inclusive Excellence and Student Success. 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.

*As a part of the application for faculty positions, all candidates must submit a Student Success Statement that demonstrates their commitment and record of contributions to diversity and equity through their teaching, scholarship, or service by speaking to at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria below.

Candidates should explain how they have engaged in the criteria below in their pedagogy, scholarship, and/or service, as well as the level to which these efforts have been consistently incorporated into their work.

Inclusive Excellence Criteria: 

  1. Incorporates the contributions and struggles of historic ethnic minority groups or other disadvantaged communities into their teaching, scholarly work, and/or service contributions;
  2. Adopts teaching strategies that support the learning and success of students from diverse student populations;
  3. Mentors and engages diverse student populations in discovery, scholarship, and creative activities;
  4. Engages students in problem-based projects and learning that address the needs of diverse communities;
  5. Possesses knowledge of challenges and barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline and uses it to inform their work in specific ways;
  6. Mentors and assists diverse student populations interested in pursuing graduate education;
  7. Engages in community-responsive action research or service with diverse student populations and communities; Has experience in or demonstrates a commitment to adopting experiential learning activities and pedagogy with diverse student populations and communities; and
  8. Has expertise in or demonstrated commitment to teaching, scholarship and/or service that contributes to access, diversity, and equal opportunity in higher education.

 College of Engineering:

The College of Engineerings 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 Masters 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.

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering: 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. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE) is accredited with a diverse student body of roughly 1500 students.

The primary focus of the ECE program is on students who plan to go to work as engineers right after graduation. The overall goals of the program are to:

  • Help students develop the technical skills needed to be good engineers.
  • Help students develop the communication skills needed to be good written and oral communicators.
  • Help students develop a sense of responsibility as both engineers and members of society.

More information about the instructional program is available at

Position description: The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2024. 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 inclusion and equity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum requirements include

  • The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university by the date of appointment. (Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.)
  • A commitment to and a record of contributions to student success through applicant’s teaching, scholarship, or service.  This will be described in the Student Success Statement, which must address at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed above. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to IEEE code of ethics.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications: 

  • Preference will be given to candidates in the following areas, in the order listed:  Communications or Signal Processing or Electronics, Computer Engineering, Control and Power.
  • Ability to teach a broad range of courses in area of Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • Demonstrated potential for developing innovative lecture and laboratory curricula.
  • Teaching experience in Electrical or Computer Engineering at an accredited university or college program with demonstrated ability to provide hands-on education. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting the academic mission through university service work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to an active research agenda.
  • Relevant professional engineering work experience.  This could include industrial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop an applied research program. Including experience with contracts and grants for applied research projects, preferably as a PI or co-PI.
  • Demonstrated potential to establish industrial collaborations.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Conditions of Employment:

The person offered this position is required to pass a background check.

Application Process: Application materials must be submitted online via PageUp; only completed applications will be considered.  A completed application will consist of:

  1. A cover letter in which you describe relevant experience, and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (up to 2 pages, single-spaced).
  2. A Student Success Statement (up to 2 pages, single-spaced) that responds to the prompt above - “Inclusive Excellence and Student Success” and addresses at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed (please indicate the criteria numbers in your Statement).
  3. Curriculum vitae.
  4. A Teaching and Service Work Statement (up to 2 pages, single-spaced) that separately describes  (1) the principles, practices, and experiences you would bring to your teaching, (2) curriculum that you would like to develop, (3) university service work that you envision performing and relevant past experience, if applicable.
  5. A Research Statement (up to 2 pages, single-spaced).
  6. First, refer to the Cal Poly Pomona online catalog for a list of all courses at Cal Poly Pomona:  ( Then filter them for the prefix ECE to list the Electrical and Computer Engineering courses for our BS and MS programs. From the list of Electrical and Computer Engineering courses in the catalog, compose two lists: (a) courses you are prepared to teach with minimal preparation, and (b) courses you can teach with some additional preparation.
  7. A transcript showing the highest degree earned or in progress (an official transcript will be required of finalists).

The position is open until filled.  To be included in the first review, completed applications must be received by November 28, 2023. 

Finalists for the position will: 

  • be required to provide official transcripts for highest degree before the on-campus interview. 
  • Final candidates being interviewed are expected to make a presentation of research and a teaching demonstration to faculty and interact with students. 

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than January 18, 2024.  

Please direct inquiries to 

Applications accepted only via PageUp—online application portal—for University hires.

Salary range for 9-month, Academic Year Appointment: $97,000-$100,000

Equal Opportunity Employer

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The university hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university prepares a public annual security report.


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