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CUNY Assistant Professor - Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Job ID: 19964

Location: NYC College of Technology

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degree in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

City Tech invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology (E&TET) Department at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the fall 2019 semester.

The Department’s associate degree programs in electrical and telecommunications engineering technology prepare graduates for careers as electronic and telecommunications technicians. The baccalaureate programs in telecommunications engineering technology (BTech) and electrical engineering technology (BTech) prepare graduates for careers as telecommunications technologists and electrical technologists. The BTech programs build upon the skills learned in the first two years and add more advanced study in areas such as data communications, coding, computer systems, satellite, fiber optic communications, power systems, control systems, and power electronics. We also offer a number of other emerging telecom and electrical engineering technology courses. All four programs are accredited by ETAC of ABET.

E&TET is composed of highly qualified faculty, some well recognized internationally. The employers of graduates include Citicorp, MTA, Verizon, and Con Edison among others.

We are looking for a candidate with expertise in both electrical and telecommunications engineering technology with emphasis on its electrical part. For the new BTech in Electrical Engineering Technology program, we are especially interested in an individual who specializes in at least one of the following fields:

a. Analog and digital electronics

b. Power systems

c. Control systems

We seek a professional who is dedicated to teaching, curriculum development, and student advisement; who can contribute to the department’s continuous work on upgrading and further developing our laboratories; and who is prepared to conduct scholarly work that will contribute to the advancement of our programs. Faculty members in the department teach a wide spectrum of courses, from basic electrical and electronic concepts to modern telecommunications, including support for emerging applications.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


A Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (EE) or a related field, and a minimum of three years of teaching/ industrial experience. A commitment to research and scholarship in the field is expected.

In addition, the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution are required.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Candidates with demonstrated potential for research and publication.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.