Job ID: 199637

Assistant Professor- Tenure Track Position in the Broad Area of Signal Processing and Communications

University of California Santa Barbara

  • Nov. 16, 2022
  • Assistant Professor- Tenure Track Position in the Broad Area of Signal Processing and Communications
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • University of California Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • 06/30/2023
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor- Tenure Track Position in the Broad Area of Signal Processing and Communications

Job #JPF02311

Electrical and Computer Engineering / College of Engineering / UC Santa Barbara


Anticipated start: July 1, 2023


Open date: November 15, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Dec 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of signal processing and communications. The Department has particular (but non-exclusive) interest in applicants with a depth of expertise in audio, speech, image, video or graph signal processing, as well as signal processing for applications in bio-medical, virtual reality, sensor networks, data science and related fields, along with broader interests and the ability to collaborate with faculty across disciplines.

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, Santa Barbara is a leading research institution nestled on California's beautiful Central Coast, with the ECE building located adjacent to the beach. The greater Santa Barbara area is a great place to raise a family and is within driving distance to Los Angeles.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related field except the dissertation at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Ph.D. required by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates should have an established research reputation or outstanding research potential, the ability to attract external research funding, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program, and demonstrate the potential to participate effectively in the teaching of the ECE curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Document requirements

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Research

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements

3-4 letters of reference required

Applicants must provide the names and email addresses for 3-4 references and should request letters of reference within the UC Recruit system in order to complete the application requirements.

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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy: All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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