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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Wireless Communications
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2021
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Wireless Communications
University NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Dec. 15, 2021
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to start on September 1, 2022.

We are looking to hire in all areas related to wireless systems including, but not limited to (in alphabetical order): antennas, circuits, communications theory, information theory, machine learning, networking, radio propagation, signal processing, sensing, security, and applications. You should have a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, computer science and engineering, or a closely related discipline. We seek individuals who have the potential to develop a research program with a strong record of scholarship and external funding, teaching and curricular innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, the candidate will be a member of NYU WIRELESS, a world leading research institute on next generation networks; we seek individuals that can engage actively with the industrial affiliates of the center.

Application Instructions
Please submit the following materials electronically:
- Cover letter
- Current CV
- Research statement
- Teaching statement
- A statement of your experience with or knowledge of inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging efforts and your plans for incorporating them into your teaching, research, mentoring, and service.
- Recent teaching evaluations (if available)
- Contact information for three references. Referees will upload letters of reference in the Interfolio system.

Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2021 for full consideration. For any questions, please contact: Raquel Thompson,

About Us
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. NYU Tandon School of Engineering has an illustrious past as “Brooklyn Poly” and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship. We aim to inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support four “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. With NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education. We are deeply committed to teaching and learning.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is a highly ranked, leading research department with over twenty-five tenure and tenure-track faculty. In addition to NYU WIRELESS, prominent research centers associated with the department include the Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (CATT), the Center for Cyber-Security (CCS), a large multi-faculty robotics group, and the NYU nanolab which includes a 2000 square foot clean room with world-class micro- and nanofabrication and metrology tools.

NYU WIRELESS is a vibrant academic research center that is pushing the boundaries of wireless communications, sensing, networking, and devices. Based in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, the center fosters a world-class research environment that is creating fundamental knowledge, theories and techniques for future mass-deployable wireless devices across a wide range of applications and markets. The center has over fifteen industrial affiliates representing leading companies in the wireless ecosystem. Faculty members have significant opportunities to actively engage with leading technology companies in the wireless industry for high-impact research.

NYU Tandon is committed to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of women students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life.

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