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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Posting Details

The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
Department 00065 - Elect & Computer Engineering
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2018
Details

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah has experienced significant recent growth, fueled in part by strong support from the State of Utah. The Department currently has over 40 faculty, has annual research expenditures as high as $11M, and has over 130 doctoral students enrolled. Current ECE faculty have founded or co-founded several successful companies, in line with the unique entrepreneurial spirit at the University of Utah, which has been consistently ranked as one of the top schools for startup creation. The Department has strong collaboration with the medical research community and industry. Salt Lake City is a global and diverse Metropolitan city with 1.2 million residents in the valley and has an outstanding quality of life and natural beauty; seven world-class ski resorts are within a one-hour drive, and Utah has five national parks.

The Department seeks applications to fill multiple tenure-track positions at all levels. Candidates in all areas of Computer Engineering, Systems, and Signal Processing are encouraged to apply. Additionally, candidates who demonstrate potential for leading a high-impact research program in any area of electrical engineering or a tightly connected interdisciplinary field are also strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong teaching aptitude in core areas of our curriculum. Faculty responsibilities include developing and maintaining an internationally recognized research program, effective classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service.

Applicants should apply online. Résumés with names and contact information for at least three references, a statement of research, and a teaching statement should be included with the online application. Applications will be reviewed starting December 1, 2017, and will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants must hold a PhD by the time of appointment.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Special Instructions for Candidates

As an employee of the University of Utah, you will be required to comply with all applicable policies and procedures of the University. It is a Utah State law that the University of Utah perform a criminal background check on all full-time employees. Any offer is conditioned upon your successfully passing a pre-employment criminal background check.

In accordance with University of Utah policy, any offer of appointment is contingent upon final approval of the President and Board of Trustees of the University of Utah.

Open Date 08/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00148CF
Type Faculty

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In what area is your research?
    • Computer Engineering
    • Systems
    • Signal Processing
    • Other
  2. * Please list the areas of your teaching competencies.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission