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Electrical and Computer Engineering Technologist - (PSS3) - AFT - External

Apply now Job no: 493333
Work type: Temporary full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

Professional Service Specialist 3 (PSS3)

Temporary full-time

We are seeking a qualified, competent and service-oriented technologist for Rowan University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department, to meet the technical support needs of our growing faculty and student population, as well as our expanding laboratory facilities.


The ECE technologist will work in a multidisciplinary environment that includes Civil & Environmental, Chemical, Biomedical, and Mechanical Engineering, however, the primary assignment is to the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. The candidate must be capable of multi-tasking on many difficult problems in a fast-paced environment. The technologist must be available to work day and evening hours (until 7:30 PM or later). The duties of the technologist include working closely with students, faculty, and staff to:

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory facilities to support innovative engineering education and research programs of the highest caliber;
  • Assist students and faculty with the design, prototyping, fabrication, set-up, and operation of laboratory demonstrations and experiments for classes, engineering clinics, and research projects;
  • Advise students on their designs and prototyping projects;
  • Maintain safety and regulatory standards;
  • Provide individual and group training to students, staff, and faculty on lab safety procedures, and the proper and safe use of instrumentation;
  • Monitor students in laboratories to ensure safety, and assist with lab experiments, teaching, or any other duties necessary to aid in the educational process;
  • Help specify and procure laboratory equipment and supplies, maintain department inventory, ensure that necessary materials and supplies for labs are in stock;
  • Assist in the maintenance of departmental laboratory and field equipment and facilities;
  • Install and maintain engineering software and conduct engineering software training for students;
  • Interview, hire, and oversee undergraduate student workers to help with the above duties;
  • Assist students in the practical applications of electronics, computer architecture, circuit theory and other areas of electrical / computer engineering. 


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or equivalent/similar degree with at least two (2) years of professional position related experience. Equivalent work experience in circuit design; circuit analysis; printed circuit board layout, manufacturing, and packaging; electronic troubleshooting and repair; and electronic instrumentation operation and maintenance may be substituted for degree completion.
  • Expertise in lab safety procedures
  • Expertise in using, maintaining and troubleshooting commonly used ECE test/measurement instrumentation and equipment
  • Experience with calibrating ECE laboratory instrumentation
  • Experience with embedded design using a variety of processors such as PIC, MSP430, ARM, etc.
  • Experience in programming, such as assembly, C, C++, Java, HTML, etc.
  • Experience in the use of electrical / computer engineering software for design and analysis such as LabVIEW, Cura, Visual Studio, MPLAB, Code Composer Studio, Altium, DipTrace, AutoCAD, LTSpice, Matlab, etc.
  • Experience in PCB design and mechanical packaging design
  • Work experience in an industrial or commercial environment

Anticipated Start Date:  January 2019

Application Requirements

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the University will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

All applications must be submitted through our online application tracking system at Review of applications will begin immediately.

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF* that includes the following items in the order listed: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) examples of past work you that showcase your skill set.

*Please upload this single file under the Resume/CV upload portion of the application.

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