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Job ID: 150470

Assistant Professor
University of Kansas

Date Posted Dec. 1, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Effective as negotiated
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

The University of Kansas (KU) Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) seeks individuals for three tenure-track positions: two positions in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor of EECS; and one joint position in radar signal processing at the rank of Assistant Professor of EECS (tenure-track)/Assistant Scientist affiliated with the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center (ITTC). Candidates are expected to contribute to the development of academic programs and contribute to the research community. Applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate, or equivalent in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or related fields at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the time of appointment. Applicants pursuing research in areas that are synergistic with departmental strengths are preferred.

We have 2 positions in Computer Science in the following areas open at the assistant professor (tenure-track) level, with experience in: Applicants focusing in the following areas are encouraged to apply: (i) machine learning; (ii) distributed and parallel computing; (iii) high-performance computing; and (iv) software engineering. Exceptional applicants in other areas may be considered. Applicants pursuing research in areas that are synergistic with one or more existing departmental strengths in security and assurance, communication systems and networking, radar and remote sensing, embedded systems, scientific/parallel computing, and signal processing are preferred. Apply online for these positions at

Radar Signal Processing (one position)-Applicants with experience in radar signal processing are encouraged to apply; including but not limited to, adaptive signal processing for radar and sensor systems; synthetic aperture signal processing (SAR/ISAR/InSAR); moving target indication (GMTI/AMTI/DMTI); automatic target recognition; waveform diversity; multi-channel/MIMO sensing; tracking & fusion, clutter/interference cancellation (e.g. STAP); radar spectrum engineering & sharing; complex waveforms; cognitive sensing; electronic protection/support; and/or multi-function systems. Applicants with demonstrated experience working ITAR/export controlled and/or classified research for the US government are preferred. Apply for this position online at

Exceptional applicants in other closely related areas to the above topics may be considered.

The University of Kansas School of Engineering (SoE) and the EECS Department strongly value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates who can contribute to fostering an inclusive culture. In Spring 2019, KU SoE was one of only 29 universities to achieve the exemplar, inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Bronze Award In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

Applications should be submitted online at Applications should include a letter of application; curriculum vita; a statement of research interests and plans; a statement of teaching interests and plans; a diversity statement, typically on the order of two pages, outlining contributions and/or plans to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity; and contact information for three references. Application review will begin January 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will be effective as negotiated. Questions can be sent to:

  • The University of Kansas is also proud of its goal to help all individuals realize their potential. To this end, the university is committed to providing an equal opportunity for all qualified individuals to be considered for employment, benefits and conditions of employment, educational programs and activities, regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. University leaders and supervisory personnel shall recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles utilizing only valid requirements related to the position functions. A university community that provides equal opportunity in hiring and all conditions of employment will make significant strides towards the elimination of discrimination. Thus, the University of Kansas applauds every effort to create a positive working and learning environment for all individuals.

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Contact Information

  • JoAnn Berner
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    University of Kansas
    1520 W 15Th St Ste 2001
    Eecs Dept
    Lawrence, KS 660457605
  • 7858644481


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