1+ months

Lecturer, Transmission & Distribution

Gonzaga University
Spokane, Washington 99258
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Transmission and Distribution Program at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, commencing Fall 2022. The program, which is within the School of Engineering and Applied Science, currently offers a fully online graduate program in Transmission and Distribution Engineering including both a 15-credit certificate program and a 36-credit Master of Engineering degree. The program is committed to a rigorous curriculum, industry networking, and career advising.

Job duties consist of:

  • Teaching online graduate courses in the program with a teaching load of eight 3-credit courses per academic year. Courses are taught in two 8-week sessions each fall and spring semester.
  • New course development, existing course update, and curriculum review to deliver and maintain a current program.
  • Advising Masters of Engineering T&D students.
  • Participation with the T&D Industry Advisory Board.
  • Serving on school and/or university committees.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants are required to complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter (that should include details of employment objectives and a brief statement of how the applicant's work can contribute to the mission of the University), (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement that includes information about how the applicant creates inclusive learning environments. When finalists are selected, they will be asked to provide names and contact information for two professional references to provide confidential letters of recommendation.    

Questions about this position may be directed via email to Dr. Karlene Hoo, hoo@gonzaga.edu. The position is open until June 30, 2022, at midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, please call 509-313-5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree (MS or MEng) in electrical engineering or a closely related field.
  • One (1) or more years of experience teaching higher education courses.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience working within the Power Utility Industry, or related engineering industries.
  • Ability to teach courses related to Generation, Transmission, and Distribution related topics within the Power Utility Industry. These courses include but are not limited to: Transmission Line Design, Substation Design, Distribution Design, Automation, Protection, Distribution Energy Resources, Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy, and Electric Vehicles.
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of utility industry standards, including ANSI and IEEE.

Desired qualifications include:

  • One year or more experience teaching higher education courses, graduate level preferred, in an ABET accredited institution
  • Evidence of scholarly interest and experience in areas such as: Distribution Energy Resources, Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy and integration Electric Transportation, and related to the Power Utility Industry. Preference will be considered for individuals with experience and focus in Power Generation.
  • Five (5) or more years experience working in the Power Utility Industry.
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field.
  • Willingness to teach and participate in program development throughout the entire calendar year, including the summer months. Demonstrated ability to manage engineers or technical personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, assess, and evaluate course syllabi.
  • Experience creating inclusive learning environments that address the needs of diverse learners, including students from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented or marginalized in STEM.


Posted: 2022-03-23 Expires: 2022-06-21

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