The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah has experienced significant recent growth, fueled in part by strong support from the State of Utah. The Department currently has 34 tenured and tenure-track faculty, has had annual research expenditures as high as $11M, and has approximately 120 doctoral students enrolled. Current ECE faculty have founded or co-founded several successful companies, in line with the unique entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Utah, which has been consistently ranked as one of the top schools for startup creation. The Department attracts world-class students and faculty. We are known for innovation and collaboration, and the Department has strong ties to the medical community and industry. Salt Lake City has an outstanding quality of life and natural beauty; seven world-class ski resorts are within a one-hour drive, and Utah has five national parks.
The Department seeks applications to fill multiple tenure-track positions at all levels. Candidates in all areas of the Computer Engineering field including design automation, formal methods, low power VLSI, systems, bio and other emerging technologies are encouraged to apply. We have one or more additional positions for outstanding candidates who demonstrate potential for leading a high-impact research program in any area of electrical engineering or a tightly connected interdisciplinary field. Candidates must have a strong teaching aptitude in core areas of our curriculum. Faculty responsibilities include developing and maintaining an internationally recognized research program, effective classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service.
Applicants should apply online at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/57294. Résumés with names and contact information for at least three references, a statement of research, and a teaching statement should be included with the online application. Applications will be reviewed starting December 15, 2016, and will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants must hold a PhD by the time of appointment.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
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Kira Jensen Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Utah
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