Job ID: 132037

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

University of North Texas

  • Oct. 22, 2019
  • Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • University of North Texas
    Denton, TX
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for multiple faculty positions at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) level starting Fall 2020. The positions are open to all areas in electrical engineering with an emphasis on RF, electromagnetics and electronic materials, analog and digital circuit design, embedded systems, control and power systems. The candidates would need to apply to each in order to be considered for them.

University of North Texas (UNT) is a "R1 Doctoral University with the highest research activity". UNT is located in Dallas-Fort Worth, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas with a population of about 7 million people, an ever-increasing industrial and business activities, and a reasonable cost of living. The vibrant UNT College of Engineering has more than 100 faculty members. The college’s faculty also boast two National Academy memberships, more than 20 faculty fellowships across more than 15 societies, and five NSF CAREER Awards. The college is equipped with numerous state-of-the-art facilities and excels in the areas of artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, digital manufacturing, health sciences, and sensor systems with a recent $10 million boost to the Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing.

The college plans to hire 17 tenure and tenure track faculty this year and to expand the college faculty by 50% in the next 5 years.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. An earned Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field is required. For the Assistant Professor positions, we are looking for candidates with a strong publication record and the potential to succeed in securing research funding and mentoring graduate students. For the Associate Professor position we expect a sustained record of publications, mentoring junior faculty, advising graduate students, service to the University and profession, and securing external funding for research activities.

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