Faculty & Staff

At NC State University, permanent positions are classified under three categories: SHRA (Subject to the Human Resources Act), EHRA (Exempt from the Human Resources Act), and Postdoctoral employees. These categories encompass a diverse range of employee classifications for our faculty, staff, and postdoctoral employees at NC State University and within the University of North Carolina system.

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You Belong Here – NC State University offers a multitude of career prospects that align with the university’s Employee Value Proposition. Would you like to learn more about our comprehensive benefits? NC State University has prepared a Candidate Guide which contains valuable information on our childcare partnerships, tuition waiver program, relocation services, wellness and recreation memberships, employer subsidized health coverage, and much more.

Discover the possibilities at NC State University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for your professional and personal growth.

Lecturer/Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is accepting applications for the position(s) of Lecturer (part-time), Teaching Assistant Professor (part-time), Teaching Associate Professor (part-time), and Teaching Professor (part-time).
Lecturer/Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor will teach one to two courses per semester in the ECE curricula. The positions are one-semester or one-year, non-tenure-track appointments with possibility of renewal.
Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in the areas of: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networking. These positions involve the teaching either face-to-face or online undergraduate or graduate level courses in a given area. It requires continuous communication with the students enrolled in the class, as well as monitoring student progress.

This position requires an on-campus presence to effectively perform the essential duties of the position. As such, employees must reside within a commutable distance and must report to campus regularly to perform certain work-related tasks as a condition of employment.

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Equal Opportunity for All

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Graduate Students

Employment for highly qualified students is available in the form of teaching assistantships and research assistantships. Students who have financial support in the form of teaching assistantships and research assistantships will usually meet the requirements for the Graduate Student Support Plan (GSSP). Students in the GSSP receive tuition support and health insurance.

Teaching assistantships (TA) are offered term by term to qualified students in the student’s specialty area. A half-time appointment requires approximately twenty hours of service per week. TAs may teach laboratories, grade papers or assist the department/faculty in various other ways. Reappointment as a TA is dependent upon satisfactory performance of the TA assignment and other restrictions defined in the Graduate Student Handbook.

ECE Faculty Members provide most Research Assistantships (RAs). They are usually twelve-month appointments, and carry stipends that depend on the assistant’s qualifications and available funding.

Prospective students may request consideration for financial assistance by completing the appropriate sections on the admission application form. All awards are made on a competitive basis. Questions regarding TA and RA appointments should be directed to the ECE Graduate Office.

Work-Study Students

The Federal Work-Study program is a need-based program of financial aid providing students an opportunity to work part-time in an approved on-campus or off-campus job. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hires qualified students to work in our administrative office and in various capacities with our IT team, WolfTech. Job duties range from filing and copying to coding web pages and providing tech support.

To find a listing of available jobs in the ECE Department, please visit the NC State Work-Study Openings site and select Electrical/Computer Engineering from the dropdown box under the Select Work Study Positions by Department section.

Provosts Experience Program

The PEP program was created by the Office of the Provost to create meaningful campus student employment opportunities with particular emphasis on expanding research enrichment and career development for undergraduate students regardless of financial need.

When grants are available, the ECE Communications Office and the WolfTech Web Development team provide positions open to all undergraduate students. These are posted on the campus employment portal, ePack.