UIC ECE invites applications for a Bridge to the Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate. Applications close on January 15, 2021, and selected individual will begin the position on August 16, 2021.
The Bridge to the Faculty Scholars Program is designed to recruit promising scholars with the goal of mentoring them and supporting their transition to a tenure-track junior faculty position. The position involves an initial two-year appointment as a postdoctoral research associate. A successful postdoctoral research associate, with department approval, will have the opportunity to transition to a tenure-track junior faculty position starting in the 2023-2024 academic year.
Working in Chicago and at UIC ECE
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering houses 38 highly accomplished faculty members. We welcome interest from researchers and instructors who are interested in joining our scholarly community. ECE faculty achieve a distinctive and noteworthy balance between pursuing their research agendas and serving the nearly 900 students who call our department home, exemplifying the service mission of the University of Illinois Chicago.
UIC is a major public research university (Carnegie R1) with about 3,100 faculty and more than 33,500 students. It is ranked in the national top 30 by U.S. News & World Report for diversity, and it ranks No. 8 in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education list of best value institutions. This is a recognition given to universities that provide an excellent education compared with net cost. UIC also is a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant, and diverse city. World-class amenities such as the lakefront, arts and culture venues, festivals, and two international airports make Chicago a singularly enjoyable place to live with an affordable cost of living, whether in an 88th-floor condominium downtown or on a tree-lined street in one of the nation’s finest school districts. The birthplace of the modern skyscraper, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and most iconic skylines, an 8,100-acre park system, and extensive public transit and biking networks.
UIC is committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs and services for all. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UIC is committed to supporting the success of dual-career couples. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.