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Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Electrical Engineering
University of Utah

Date Posted Jan. 19, 2024
Title Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Electrical Engineering
University University of Utah
New Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2024
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Engineering Physics
    Electrical and/or Electronics

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Utah Asia Campus (U Asia Campus: invites applications for a career-line (non-tenure-line, renewable contract) position of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) or higher rank at U Asia Campus. The responsibilities include teaching courses in Electrical Engineering (EE) including introductory classes on circuits, signals and systems, and/or semiconductor device physics, etc. (in English).  The position’s starting date is for the Fall Semester 2024, with appointment beginning on August 1st, 2024, in New Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea. Applicants should hold an EE/CE PhD or an equivalent degree by the time of the appointment and exhibit a strong commitment to teaching. Experience with and interest in teaching in a multilingual context are preferred, and international teaching experience is also preferred.

U Asia Campus full-time faculty members are provided with housing, health benefit plan and child tuition benefit. The U Asia Campus also provides some personal and professional travel and professional development funds.

U Asia Campus is part of a multi-university campus in New Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea. The city has a well-established transportation network including Incheon International Airport which allows easy travel to international destinations, as well as a convenient subway to Seoul within an hour. U Asia Campus is recognized as a top global education hub in Northeast Asia and around the world with access to the University of Utah’s diverse faculty, staff, and creative academic culture at the Asia Campus. U Asia Campus hosts several undergraduate programs, including Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Games, Communication, Film and Media Arts, Accounting, Information Systems, Psychology, and Urban Ecology. All non-language courses are conducted in English.

The University of Utah is renowned for its engineering programs. This expansion to U Asia Campus creates a unique faculty and student experience for multidisciplinary collaboration, technical leadership, teamwork, and creative excellence. As an international intellectual community, U Asia Campus welcomes outstanding global faculty who encourage diversity, openness, and creative learning and contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to the learning and research environment. Opportunities are available to collaborate with faculty at the main campus in Salt Lake City and utilize the University of Utah’s resources. The position offers growth opportunities for promotion through academic ranks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations, peer review letters and/or a teaching portfolio), and a list of three references (sought after the initial screening) at All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, disability, age, or other personal characteristics. Questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Fatemeh Mahalian at

  • 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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Contact Information

  • Fatemeh Mahalian
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
    University of Utah
    New Songdo City, Incheon
    South Korea


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