The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah seeks applications to fill multiple tenure-track positions at all levels. The Department has strong programs in Solid State/MEMS/Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Computer Engineering, EM/Optics, and Power Systems and Control. Our strategic plans for growth specifically target machine learning/artificial intelligence/data science and robotics/embedded systems. Candidates with expertise in these areas are strongly encouraged to apply. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who can bridge different research areas, and will consider candidates who demonstrate exceptional potential for leading a high-impact research program in any area of electrical and computer engineering or in a closely connected interdisciplinary field.
All 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/98576. 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 1, 2019, and will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants must hold a PhD by the time of appointment.
The Department has experienced significant growth recently, fueled in part by strong support from the State of Utah. The Department currently has over 40 faculty members, growing annual research expenditures ($8.3M in 2018), and over 120 doctoral students enrolled. Current ECE faculty members have founded or co-founded several successful companies, in line with the unique entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Utah. The University has been consistently ranked as one of the top schools for startup creation. The Department has strong collaboration with the medical research community and industry. Salt Lake City is a global and diverse Metropolitan city with 1.2 million residents in the valley and has an outstanding quality of life and natural beauty. Seven world-class ski resorts are within a one-hour drive from Salt Lake City and Utah has five national parks.
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. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
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