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Job ID: 221563

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
University of Memphis

Date Posted Sep. 18, 2023
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
University University of Memphis
Memphis, TN, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at The University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2024.


An earned doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field is required. Advanced ABD’s will be considered, but a doctoral degree must be earned by the start date of the position.


We seek applicants who will contribute to research and teaching efforts across Electrical and Computer Engineering, including in one or more emphasis areas: Hardware-software co-design and embedded systems, VLSI, ASIC design and microelectronics MEMs, FPGAs, sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT) and other closely related research areas.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish an externally funded research program, mentor M.S. and Ph.D. students and participate in faculty service activities. 

Information about the City, University, College, and Department:

The University of Memphis is the largest public university and engineering program in western Tennessee with a faculty of approximately 1000 professors and serves about 16,000 undergraduate and 4,800 graduate students. The Electrical & Computer Engineering Department has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty positions and an enrollment of about 307 students pursuing B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. It is home to two accredited undergraduate programs of 256 students and a graduate MS program of 32 students. In addition, currently 19 PhD students are pursuing a PhD in Engineering degree (housed in the Herff College of Engineering) with concentrations in Electrical and Computer Engineering.  Additional information about the College and the Department can be found at collaborations exist in the application areas of biomedical imaging and sensing, remote sensing for defense, agriculture and environmental applications, autonomous navigation of aerial and ground-based vehicles, robotics, and cyber security. 

The University of Memphis is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. The review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The city of Memphis is an attractive location in Tennessee, and is world-renowned for its music, food, and hospitality. Memphis is home to three Fortune 500 companies (FedEx, International Paper, and AutoZone) and has a strong presence in health, biomedical devices, transportation, automotive, and entertainment industries. The Herff College has many partnerships with local industry for both research and education applications.

How to apply:

Applications are to be submitted via  Applications must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching philosophy, (4) statement of research, and (5) names and contact information of at least four professional references.

For questions about this position, please contact the search committee Chair, Dr. Eddie Jacobs at, or the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Chair, Dr. Chrysanthe Preza at



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