Job ID: 201695

Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Arizona

  • Dec. 15, 2022
  • Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • University of Arizona
    Tucson, AZ
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 14, 2023
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) in Tucson, AZ invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant and Associate Professor with a start date of August 2023.  Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2023; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Specific fields of interest are:

(1) all areas of cybersecurity including machine learning and AI security, information and network security, cyber physical system (CPS) security, security of autonomous systems, security for IoT and healthcare, and mobile/wearable security and privacy;

(2) all areas of quantum information science and engineering (QISE) including quantum communications, quantum networking, quantum sensing, photonic quantum information processing, quantum interconnects, intermediate- and large-scale quantum processors, quantum repeaters, quantum nanophotonics and silicon photonics, quantum machine learning, and quantum security (candidates in experimental QISE research are particularly encouraged to apply);

and (3) all areas of healthcare technologies, including digital health, bio-convergence, telemedicine, smart hospitals, and smart and connected health.

Candidates for senior ranks must have a distinguished record of publications, demonstrated impact on the profession, and be successful in securing external funding to support a research program.

The ECE Department at the University of Arizona offers an innovative and inclusive environment with excellent collaboration opportunities in cybersecurity, networking, wireless communications, quantum information processing, coding and information theory, machine learning, autonomous systems and robotics, embedded systems, computer architecture, as well as in biomedical technologies, optics, photonics, software engineering, and cloud/distributed computing.

Annual research expenditure for the department exceeds $5.5 million. Faculty members lead three NSF-sponsored research centers and play major roles in other research centers, including two NSF Engineering Research Centers. More than a third of the faculty members are fellows in their respective professional societies. A distinguishing feature of the Department is its entrepreneurial spirit. Faculty members have founded or cofounded 14 active startup companies.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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  • At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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