Employment


ECE Faculty Positions

Three Open Positions — Electronics & Photonics, Control Systems, Media Arts & Technology


Open Level Faculty — Electronics & Photonics


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara is seeking applications for faculty at all levels with a start date of Fall Quarter, 2015.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Materials, or Physics and be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program, and participate effectively in the teaching of Electrical Engineering curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Exceptional candidates with research areas in integrated electronics and photonics, as well as their use in communication, sensor or computing systems will be given serious consideration for this position.  Prospective candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are strongly encouraged to apply.  Joint appointments with other departments may be possible.

Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief (3-page limit) statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references, should be submitted online. Screening will begin December 15, 2014.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.  The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Assistant Professor — Control Systems


The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in control and dynamical systems, with an effective appointment date of July 1, 2015.  Expertise is sought to complement existing strengths in the College’s Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation.

Responsibilities include teaching atboth the undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment and supervision of graduate students, and the development of an actively funded research program of the highest quality.  A Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research are required.  Screening will begin December 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

Applications should consist of a resume containing teaching and research accomplishments and contact information for three references.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Associate Professor — Media Arts and Technology (MAT)


The Media Arts & Technology Program at UC Santa Barbara invites applications at the Associate Professor level for a joint tenured position in Media Arts & Technology and Electrical and Computer Engineering. The position will be available July 1, 2015.

The department seeks exceptional candidates who will establish a vigorous research and teaching program in Physical Computing or related fields that engage embedded sensing systems, distributed or autonomous systems, robotics, mobile/flying devices, immersive, interactive, distributed environments, and high-dimensional data generated in scientific, artistic, and architectural domains. The successful candidate will be expected to actively engage in interdisciplinary research, creative work and teaching in art or architecture and engineering or science.

Media Arts and Technology (MAT) is a trans-disciplinary graduate program situated in both the College of Engineering and the College of Letters and Science (Division of Humanities and Fine Arts). MAT offers Master’s and PhD degrees and has approximately 40 graduate students and 10 faculty members, several with joint appointments in engineering or arts departments. Areas of expertise include human-computer interaction, computer graphics, electronic music and sound design, computational visual and spatial arts, and multimedia signal processing. Offices and labs are housed in the California Nanosystems Institute building at UCSB, which includes a unique research facility called the Allosphere, a three-story spherical immersive environment. Additional information about MAT can be found at http://www.mat.ucsb.edu.

Applicants are expected to hold a doctoral degree in Media Arts and Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Architecture or a closely related field, and have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to creative activity, teaching and interdisciplinary scholarship to be given serious consideration for this position. Prospective candidates who pursue interdisciplinary research and are committed to the open, experimental prototyping design approach typical in the arts and architecture are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, three letters of reference, and links to projects and publications. Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

The program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Inquiries about your application may be directed to: recruit@mat.ucsb.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities

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