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Job ID: 220474

Instructional-Track Assistant Professor
University of Rochester

Date Posted Aug. 29, 2023
Title Instructional-Track Assistant Professor
University University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, United States
Department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Application Deadline Until the position is filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

The University of Rochester's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is expanding its faculty to support its growing education and research programs in multiple areas, including communications, artificial intelligence, robotics, nanoelectronics/photonics, quantum computing and sensing, emerging circuit technologies and systems, and VLSI.

We invite applications from outstanding candidates for an instructional-track assistant professor position in all areas of ECE. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in ECE or a related field by the time their faculty appointment begins. Successful candidates must have potential or demonstrated ability for teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are deeply committed to building a more diverse and representative faculty and strongly encourage applications from groups underrepresented in STEM and higher education. We are actively working to improve the environment for all underrepresented groups as we strive to weave diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the University’s mission to learn, discover, heal, and create.

The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research university with superb facilities and multiple interdisciplinary research centers such as the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, the Goergen Institute for Data Science, and the Center for Visual Science. The Dept. of ECE ( is home to more than 85 full-time Ph.D. students, a vibrant  MSEE  program with more than 70 MS students in residence at any given time, and BS programs in  ECE  and Audio and Music Engineering. The University of Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development. One-half of the University of Rochester’s undergraduates go on to post-graduate or professional education. The University is at the heart of the high-tech Finger Lakes Region of New York State, providing many opportunities for industry collaboration and a high quality of life. The greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, including 80,000 students who attend eight colleges and universities.

Application can be completed at the University of Rochester Faculty Recruiting website Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and career plan, and copies of key publications (or links to the same), and a statement of commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia, including past work and future goals. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online.

Applications will be reviewed, and candidate interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting September 29, 2023, until the position is filled.

 Salary: $79,000 - $83,000

The referenced pay range represents the full base range of pay for this job. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range and established based on market data, experience and expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

  • The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Contact Information

  • Evelyn Goldman, Assistant Chair
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
    University of Rochester
    520 Computer Studies Bldg
    PO Box 270231
    Rochester, NY 14627
  • 585-275-4060


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