Employment


ECE Academic Positions

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Broad Area of Internet of Things


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with a start date of fall quarter, 2017. We desire candidates in the area of the Internet of Things with emphasis on aspects of signal processing, communication networks, embedded systems, sensors, and/or circuit and systems. Highest priority will be given to exceptional candidates regardless of the specific areas listed above. Information about the department can be found on the web at http://www.ece.ucsb.edu.

The ECE department is ranked among the top four ECE departments in the Nation according to the National Research Council rankings. The faculty comprise 2 Nobel Laureates and 11 National Academy of Engineering members. More than half of the ECE department faculty are IEEE Fellows.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program, and participate effectively in the teaching of the ECE curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We will consider candidates with backgrounds and interests in any area of electrical and computer engineering, including emerging and interdisciplinary areas which have strong overlap with ECE. Completed applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), statement of research interests (3-page limit), and names and contact information of three references; applicants may also choose to submit a statement of diversity contributions.

Applications must be submitted electronically at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00856

Applications received by December 1, 2016 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until 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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track in Computer Engineering


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara is seeking applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the field of Computer Engineering with a start date of Fall quarter, 2017.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program, and participate effectively in the teaching of Computer Engineering curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants with a wide range of interests in Computer Engineering are encouraged to apply while research areas related to systems design, cloud computing, machine intelligence, and architecture will be given higher priority. Prospective candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are encouraged to apply.

Applications must include: resume; cover letter; brief (2-page limit) statement of teaching philosophy; brief (2-page limit) statement of research interests; and at least three references (names and contact information only, letters to be solicited by the search committee).

Apply by December 1, 2016 for primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until 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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More info about the Computer Engineering Program can be found at https://www.ce.ucsb.edu

Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment or Lecturer with Security of Employment


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (similar to tenure-track) or Lecturer with Security of Employment (similar to tenure) in the area of Electrical Engineering with a start date of Fall quarter, 2017.

This position is intended for an innovative individual with enthusiasm for, and breadth of knowledge in, electrical engineering and its emerging applications in diverse fields. The individual is expected to develop, teach, and supervise highly successful senior Capstone project courses that are required for electrical engineering students. The individual is expected to work closely with students on Capstone projects during their senior year. These projects may be in the broad areas of electronics, energy, sensors, signal processing, control systems, and communications, and each project may comprise 4-5 students. The individual is also expected to work with faculty for individual and multidisciplinary Capstone projects, and to be a liaison to industry when the projects are sponsored by companies. Additional teaching assignments may include topics such as electronics, circuits, and electromagnetics, and other fundamental topics in electrical engineering. A successful candidate must demonstrate the skills, commitment, and ability to succeed, improve and grow the senior Capstone project courses as well as to effectively teach those fundamental electrical engineering courses. The teaching load is 3 courses per quarter with possible load reduction for administrative service.  

A Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering is required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated record of teaching excellence and/or strong and related industrial experience. Completed  applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), a statement on senior project design and course development (2-page limit), and contact information for 3 references.

Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00881

Applications received by January 3, 2017, will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Candidates are urged to learn more about UCSB Electrical Engineering Program at http://www.ece.ucsb.edu.

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 and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.