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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, in Computer Engineering


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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: School of Engineering and Technology

Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, in Computer Engineering


Position Details


Position Description

The School of Engineering and Technology (SET) at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering (CE). Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, candidates making connections between Computer Engineering and Computer Science. The position is a full-time, multi-year appointment with 9-month service periods and with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2022. 

Specific teaching needs include but are not limited to: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and mentoring student projects. The position will be expected to teach courses that make connections between computer engineering and computer science. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, funded research agenda in an area of Computer Engineering and utilize industry practices to lead a vigorous research agenda.

About the University of Washington Tacoma:

The University of Washington Tacoma, one of three UW campuses, is an urban undergraduate and graduate level campus that is changing the face of its region economically, culturally, and architecturally. The School of Engineering and Technology, formerly Institute of Technology, was created in 2001 through a public/private partnership to address the critical industry demand for baccalaureate and masters level computing and engineering professionals. The School's 840+ students are currently enrolled in the following undergraduate degree programs: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Systems, Computer Science and Systems, and Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering and the following graduate degree programs: Master of Science degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science and Systems, a professional master's degree in Cybersecurity and Leadership, in partnership with UW Tacoma's Milgard School of Business, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Systems. Our MS in Computer Science and Systems has interdisciplinary, data centric tracks that leverage the research strengths of other academic units on campus, particularly in Data Science, GIS, Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity and Cyber-Physical Systems.

UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction.

Job Description:

The School of Engineering and Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position for its Computer Engineering and Systems program. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in computer engineering and computer science including:

  • Principles of Operating Systems,
  • Computer Architecture,
  • Logic Design,
  • Microprocessors,
  • Embedded Systems,
  • Computer Networks
  • Verilog/VHDL, and
  • Digital System Design

The position requires both on-site face-to-face as well as online availability for teaching classes. Teaching assignment may include days or evenings. Quality performance will be expected in teaching, research and service. General responsibilities include: preparing and delivering a course that meets the course description and learning goals; using appropriate teaching strategies and evaluation methods; informing students of all course requirements and providing feedback on a continuing basis; holding regularly office hours; using appropriate technology for the course; providing assessment of ABET student outcomes, and submitting course grades by deadline. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, funded research agenda in an area of Computer Engineering and utilize industry practices to lead a vigorous research agenda.

UW Tacoma SET offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive environment in which our faculty and students succeed at finding impactful solutions to today’s challenges. The Seattle-Tacoma 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.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching, research, and service that supports the unit's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Engineering or related field is required.

Instructions

All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio as pdf documents. This position will remain open until filled, however applications received before November 15th, 2021 will receive a priority review. Required materials include:

  1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications, experience, research, and philosophy of teaching. 
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
  5. Three letters of recommendation.
  6. Diversity Statement

An application will not be reviewed if any of the required materials is missing.  All applicants should complete the Diversity Statement.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire that is linked to the confirmation email. This information will not be shared with the search committee.

Any questions about application procedures may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Wei Cheng, uwcheng@uw.edu.

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Position URL:  http://apply.interfolio.com/95703

The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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.

 

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.

Apply now

The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.


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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