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Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Washington


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School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Title: Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Washington


Position Details


Position Description

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering invites applications for three tenure-track positions.  We are hiring in all areas of ECE, including devices, circuits, computer architecture, control systems, signal processing, and data science with particular interest in the following cross-cutting areas: Next generation computer engineering, including quantum computing, integrated photonics, circuits, computer organization and biological/neural computing;  inclusive technologies, including sustainable energy, embedded systems, and ethical AI/ML; and networking and/or data science with applications to space systems and infrastructure.

 

Hires will be made at the Assistant Professor rank (Tenure-track). The positions are full-time, multi-year appointments with 9-month service periods and with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022. 

 

UW ECE offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive, progressive 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.

Qualifications

Applicants for tenure-track and tenure-eligible positions must have earned a doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics or related field, by the date of appointment.

Instructions

To ensure full consideration of your application, please submit all materials no later than November 15, 2021. 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. 

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

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

  6. A statement of diversity/equity/inclusion reflecting how your lived experiences of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion and your approach to research, education and/or service contribute to positive social change and are inclusive of individuals with different gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, ability, and other identities.  UW ECE recognizes that women and members of minoritized groups often provide “invisible labor” to their organizations, especially in areas related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage candidates to include any such efforts in your diversity statement. 

 

For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search, please contact assist_to_chair@ece.uw.edu. For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877)997-8807.

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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian,
staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
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recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and
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