July 14, 2023

Instructor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Position Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a one-year, full-time, term faculty Instructor position to begin in September 2023. Seattle University promotes a culture that emphasizes quality teaching.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will include a variety of undergraduate electrical and computer engineering lectures and laboratory courses such as Electrical Circuits, Microprocessor Design, Embedded Systems, and a senior elective course, preferably hardware oriented. Teaching responsibilities will include advising two student teams on a three-quarter long, industry-sponsored senior design project.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is housed within the College of Science and Engineering. The undergraduate electrical engineering program is ABET-accredited and supports the University’s mission of educating the whole person, professional formation, and empowering leaders for a just and humane world. Seattle University places particular emphasis on quality teaching. For more information about the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Seattle University, visit our website at http://www.seattleu.edu/scieng/ece/.

Compensation at a Glance:

Salary Range: $55K – $70K

Seattle University has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, and not based on a candidate’s gender or any other protected status.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Seattle University provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your total compensation package.

Benefits at a Glance

Consistent with its fundamental Jesuit values, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental, and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage. Plan for your future with up to a 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits, comprised of a 5% nonelective employer contribution and an additional dollar-for-dollar match of your voluntary contributions up to a maximum of 5%. You may also take advantage of 100% paid tuition benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with free access to an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Holiday break closure in December, and paid sick leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/


MS in engineering, preferably in Electrical or Computer Engineering.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Application Instructions

Submit applications through https:www.seattleu.edu/careers, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be solicited upon completion of application. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by August 11, 2023. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Agnieszka Miguel at amiguel@seattleu.edu.

Agnieszka Miguel, Ph.D., Fellow ASEE

Professor and Department Chair

Pronouns: she, her, hers

901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122-1090
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