Description: The UIC electrical and computer engineering department invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all levels.
The faculty positions start on August 16, 2022, or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. The successful candidate is expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program, as well as be strongly committed to student success both at graduate and undergraduate levels. Priority areas include:
- Computer engineering (including neuromorphic computing; AI hardware design; secure hardware design; edge computing; electronic design automation).
- Quantum Information Science (including hardware and devices).
- Electrical vehicles.
- Artificial Intelligence (including robotics; autonomous vehicles; cyber physical systems; internet of things; and control and optimization of dynamic systems).
However, exceptional candidates in all other areas of ECE will also be considered. Candidates working on multidisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications must include:
- Cover letter, indicating the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and qualifications.
- Candidate’s up-to-date curriculum vitae.
- Names and contact information of at least three (3) references entered in the reference tab.
- Separate concise statement outlining future research plans.
- Separate concise statement outlining teaching philosophy.
- Separate concise statement outlining contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
For fullest consideration, applications must be received by January 22, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Campus information: Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is the largest institution of higher education in the area, serving one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies. UIC is a major public research university (R1, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education) with almost 3,000 faculty and over 34,000 students (https://uic.edu/about). UIC is well-positioned for multidisciplinary research, with opportunities to work with the largest medical school in the country and with experts in health sciences, social sciences, urban planning, business and law.
Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.uic.edu/ (Job ID #156836) and must include a cover letter, indicating the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and qualifications, candidate’s up-to-date curriculum vitae, names and contact information of at least three references entered in the reference tab, separate concise statement outlining future research plans, separate concise statement outlining teaching philosophy, separate concise statement outlining contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. Links to a professional website such as Google Scholar or Research Gate are recommended. Although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, for fullest consideration, applications must be submitted by January 22, 2022.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899\
Job location: Chicago.
Duties: UIC’s electrical and computer engineering department is deeply committed to provide the best educational and research experiences to all our students, in an equitable and inclusive way. The role of tenured/tenure-track faculty member in the department is to perform teaching, research, and professional and university service, in support of the mission of the University and the College of Engineering, by preparing students for careers of leadership and innovation in electrical and computer engineering and related fields. The faculty member is expected to advise undergraduate and graduate students, and to possess the enthusiasm and energy to motivate students and attract them into the department’s programs. The faculty member is also expected to expand the base of electrical and computer engineering knowledge through original research, demonstrating scholarship through publications and graduate student supervision. Finally, knowledge of contemporary methods and research practices of all globally ongoing research in his or her area of specialization is required.
Qualifications: A PhD in computer engineering, electrical engineering, engineering physics, computer science, or a related field is required, with the degree requirements completed before the date of appointment.
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 3,000 faculty and more than 34,000 students. It is ranked in the national top 20 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.