Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Job no: 493881
Position type: Faculty - Temporary
Location: Main Campus - Academic
Division/Equivalent: Provost-Academic Affairs 2
School/Unit: Engineering College 3
Department/Office: Electrical Engineering 4
Categories: Faculty, Academic

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Title: Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department

Department Org: Electrical Engineering 5

Employee Classification: F4 - Faculty 12 Month Non AAUP

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department in the College of Engineering at The University of Toledo invites applications for a Visiting Research Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) in Power Systems, with a start-date of July 1, 2023.

The successful candidate of this non-tenure track position will complement existing strengths at The University of Toledo and join a burgeoning effort that is gaining national attention. An optional teaching component can be added to the appointment, according to the candidate’s preference.  Re-appointment for additional years will be predicated on the candidate’s performance, including the successful applications for external funding. If a tenure-track position in this area is authorized, university policies will require that a national search be held.

The University of Toledo is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community to all members, regardless of their race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status. As part of this commitment, we require that all applicants for faculty positions include a statement that discusses their past and/or planned contributions to a culture of equity and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, or service. In this statement, the applicant should also reflect upon their experiences and vision regarding how their values and experiences advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in working with students, faculty, and staff.

For full consideration, applicants should submit the following documents as PDF files: (1) Cover letter; (2) Curriculum vitae; (3) Research statement (two pages); (4) Full contact information for three or more professional references, including affiliation, job title, email, and phone number and 5) Diversity Statement.

References will not be contacted before phone interviews.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Consideration of qualified candidates will begin after December 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions about the position and for nominations, contact the Search Committee Chair, Raghav Khanna at:

The University of Toledo is a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral-Research University and the third largest member of Ohio's Public University System in terms of its operating budget. The beautiful main campus is in an outlying residential area of the city. It has an enrollment of 17,000 students, of which one-fifth are engaged in graduate studies. The University of Toledo recently identified energy and environment as an area of research excellence within the University. Opportunities for collaboration exist within this area of excellence and its sub areas of solar energy and sustainable technologies. Additional faculty resources include the Instrumentation Center, Center for Materials and Sensor Characterization, Advanced Microscopy and Imaging Center, and Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization. For more information about the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Toledo, please visit

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a closely related field is required at the time of joining the department.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with expertise related to one or more of the following areas will be preferred:

• Stability, Control and Optimization, of Future Generation Smart Grids
• Distributed Energy Resource Management and Integration
• Transactive Energy Control and Demand Side Response
• Low Cost and Carbon-Free H2 Production Via Electrolysis using Renewables


Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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