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Systems Administrator:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Wichita State University has one open position with title: Systems Administrator starting September 2014. Summary of responsibilities: Manage and periodically upgrade department Linux-based network of servers and the software that runs on them. Install and maintain Linux, Windows, Apple and Android operating systems and the software that runs on each.  Assist faculty with the development and maintenance of computer teaching, senior design, and research labs.  Determine, order, and install computer equipment for teaching and research labs and offices.  Ensure that all needed equipment in computer teaching labs is available and functioning properly and securely before the start of each semester.  To ensure full consideration, the complete application package should be submitted online at http://wichita.edu/wsujobs by August 15, 2014. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

Wichita State University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

Questions only (not applications) can be directed to the search chair, John Watkins.

 

Information about the Department, College and City
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The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at the Wichita State University offers BS degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science, MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and is one of the few departments in the country to offer a MS degree with a specialization in Computer Networking. The department currently offers a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and it plans to offer a new PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science by next year. The department offers top-notch teaching and research facilities, and houses several research labs including the Advanced Networking Research Center, Center for Energy Studies, Computer Architecture and Parallel Programming Lab (CAPPLab), Control Systems Group, Software Engineering Research Lab (SERL), Wireless Research and Development Group, Wireless, Networking, and Systems group (WiNeS) and the Security, Privacy, Trust and Ethics in Computing (SPriTE) Research Lab. Faculty at these research labs are involved in high-quality research funded by NSF, NASA, PSERC, Department of Energy, FAA, US Army Office and US Department of Air Force. Complete information about the department can be found on our website, www.eecs.wichita.edu.

Wichita State University's College of Engineering hosts some of the country's best research facilities and currently houses four departments, namely Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, which provides plenty of opportunity for multi-disciplinary research and collaboration. More information about the College can be found at, http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/academics/engineering/.

Wichita, also called the "Air Capital of the World", is the largest city in the state of Kansas. An area cultural center, Wichita is home to numerous restaurants, shopping centers, museums, parks and nightclubs. In July 2006, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Wichita 9th on its list of the 10 best U.S. big cities in which to live. In 2008, MSN Real Estate ranked Wichita 1st on its list of most affordable cities. Wichita was also named most "Uniquely American" city by Newsmax Magazine. More information about Wichita can be found at, http://www.wichita.gov/.