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Job ID: 152883

Professor (Open Rank)
University of Louisville

Date Posted Jan. 15, 2021
Title Professor (Open Rank)
University University of Louisville More About This Institution...
Louisville, KY, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering More About This Department...
Application Deadline Apr. 1, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Job Opening ID: 40336
Posting Title: Professor (Open Rank)

Location: Electrical Engineering

Position Description
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Louisville invites applications and nominations for an associate or full professor faculty position. Candidates are expected to have outstanding academic credentials; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research in the field of nanotechnology, microtechnology, MEMS, electronics or other closely-related discipline; excellent teaching, communication and team skills; and the interest, experience and ability to serve as faculty director of our $30M Micro/Nano Technology Center (MNTC), which is part of the prestigious NSF NNCI national nanotechnology network. The successful candidate will also serve as associate director of our NSF KY Multiscale NNCI site (, with the expectation to lead the University’s proposal for renewal in 2025. An earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field is required. The ECE Department provides instruction at the bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. levels, with areas of specialty including robotics, nanotechnology, MEMS, electronics, electro-optics, computer vision and image processing, medical imaging, communication systems, intelligent control, and computational intelligence. Although ECE will be the primary home department for the successful applicant, this position encourages crossing traditional academic boundaries to engage interested faculty from our other engineering departments at the Speed School of Engineering, as well as related units in Arts &Science and the Medical School.

As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award to increase the advancement of women faculty in STEM, UofL provides a range of networking, mentoring and development opportunities for under-represented faculty. In addition, the university offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.

The University of Louisville is a state-supported metropolitan research university located in Kentucky’s largest urban area, and an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The city of Louisville has world-class performing arts, great sports, nationally acclaimed parks and is home to the Kentucky Derby. It was named one of the Top 20 Places to Visit in the U.S. by TripAdvisor in 2019, Top 10 U.S. Cities with the Happiest Workers by in 2019, Best Cities for College Grads by Smart Asset in 2019, a Top City for Millennials by CNBC in 2018, and a Top City for women in technology by SmartAsset in 2018.

All application materials should be collected into a single document for upload. The application materials should include a curriculum vitae, an application letter detailing your experience and qualifications for the position, your vision and credentials for leading a research center, separate statements of your research and teaching philosophy, a brief description of your approach to creating an inclusive environment for students from different backgrounds, and the names of at least three references with full contact information. For full consideration, applications should be received by April 1, 2021. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Additional information concerning the department and position is available at

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

  • The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. John Naber
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Louisville
    W. S. Speed Hall 200
    J. B. Speed School of Engineering
    Louisville, KY 40292
  • 502-852-7910
  • 502-852-6807


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