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Associate Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering

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School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Title: Associate Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor position.  We are hiring in semiconductor technology,  integrated circuits and systems, and advanced computer engineering. This position will be expected to successfully organize and lead large scale reseaerch proposals, build relationships within the field, and mentor students and researchers. 

The hire will be made at the Associate Professor rank (Tenure-track). The position is full-time, multi-year appointments with 9-month service periods and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024. 

The salary range for this position is $135,000-$180,000 a year.

UW ECE offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive environment in which our faculty and students succeed at finding impactful solutions to today’s challenges. The Seattle area is particularly attractive given the presence of significant industrial research laboratories, top technology companies, as well as a vibrant technology-driven entrepreneurial community that further enhances the intellectual atmosphere.

We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience and future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math. Moreover, the College of Engineering has consistently had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50 colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate Rankings). Additionally, the University’s Office for Faculty Advancement promotes the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive faculty at the University of Washington.

All University of Washington faculty are expected to engage in teaching, research, and service.


Applicants for tenure-track and tenure-eligible positions must have a doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics or related field and at least 5 years of experience in teaching and research in a university setting.

The successful candidate will have a successful track record in organizing and leading large scale research proposals, building relationships within the field and mentoring students and researchers.




To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit all materials no later than November 15, 2023. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio:

 Please provide pdf files for the following requested materials: 

1.      Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the position.

2.      A current curriculum vitae. 

3.      Three letters of reference to be submitted by the letter writers. 

4.      A research statement that includes your vision for research for the next 5 years and the potential for research collaboration and impact (4 page limit).

5.      A statement of teaching and education interests, experience, and/or philosophy that includes future plans to effectively develop and deliver educational materials, attract and mentor graduate students, and engage the broader community (2 page limit).

6.      A statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) that addresses the candidate’s perspective on and experience with DEI, as well as future plans for addressing diversity, equity, and/or inclusion in their research, teaching, and service efforts (2 page limit).

Follow the application link for more information on the requested materials. 

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