Professor of Engineering and Physics (Full-Time)


Greenville University is seeking to fill a position for a full-time professor with expertise in Electrical Engineering.  The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in the Engineering program, specifically courses in digital electronics, microcontrollers, and mechatronics. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in a robust learning community. Rank, tenure status, and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.


Greenville University is an explicitly Christian, academically focused, university of the arts, sciences, and professions, affiliated with the Free Methodist Church. The institution believes in the development and shaping of the whole individual--body, mind, and spirit--in order to empower students to live lives of character and service. A Christian community, who believe that each person has been uniquely created in God’s image and called into a vocation of reconciliation and service, Greenville University has a 128-year history of Christ-centered education.



The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teaching courses in the following areas: Circuit Analysis, Digital Systems, and Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems. Depending on expertise, the selected candidate may also contribute to teaching other introductory courses in the Engineering program, the Physics program, or general education science courses.
  • Providing academic and career advising to students in the Engineering program.
  • Serving on Department and University committees.
  • Performing other responsibilities as defined by the University.



  • Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering with an earned doctoral degree is preferred.  
  • Expertise and/or experience in several of the following areas: Digital Systems, Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems, and Mechatronics.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate, liberal arts program.
  • A record of scholarship and a willingness to conduct summer research in an undergraduate setting. 
  • A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Greenville University.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment. Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • A commitment to competent inter-cultural teaching

Our Vision:

Greenville University believes that God created each of our students to uniquely shape the world!

Therefore, we 

· Offer a transformational Christ-centered educational experience that empowers, enriches, and endures; 

· Focus on the development of the whole person so that each student thrives spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, relationally,   and physically; 

· Inspire our students to embrace God’s Call; and 

· Give our work as worship and welcome the presence of the risen Christ to fill us, equip us, and send us.

How to Apply:

Application materials should include a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of philosophy of Christian higher education, 4) statement of personal faith journey and commitment, 5) names of three references, and 6) copies of academic transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial application). Electronic copies of all these documents are welcome.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Address applications to:

Greenville University Attn: HR Office

315 East College Avenue Greenville, Illinois 62246

Office Phone: (618) 664-6845 Email:



Greenville University's Mission:

Greenville University is liberal arts University that empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.  Our hiring practices reflect our commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Greenville University's Commitment to Diversity:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.