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Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Kentucky

  • Mar. 14, 2018
  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 8H400:Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in power and energy. The department seeks individuals to take international leadership roles within their fields of study and support excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Outstanding candidates in all focus areas related to power and energy will be considered, including alternative and renewable energy systems, smart grid and buildings, power systems, electric machines, drives, power electronics, and energy storage. The successfully hired candidate will also be the inaugural recipient of the L. Stanley Pigman faculty fellowship in power.

The ECE department has about 600 students in BS, MS, and PhD programs and 24 tenure-track faculty, with research strengths in computational electromagnetics, computer engineering, nanoelectronics, power and energy systems, and signal and image processing. Faculty are actively involved in a broad range of research, including partnerships with the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK), the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CeNSE), the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM), and NASA Kentucky.

Lexington is situated in the heart of Kentucky surrounded by gently rolling bluegrass hills, enjoys a mild climate, and has a vibrant entrepreneurial community and outstanding healthcare facilities. The University of Kentucky is the flagship university for the Commonwealth, and is one of only eight universities in the United States that house colleges of agriculture, engineering, medicine, and pharmacy on a single campus, leading to groundbreaking discoveries and unique interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information, visit

For full consideration candidates should submit their applications by January 5, 2018, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please include a cover letter, CV, research statement (upload under Specific Request 1) and teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 2) along with application. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

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