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Associate/Full Professor - Open Rank Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 5th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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 Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department at University of California, Riverside invites applications for a faculty position (open rank) in Computer Engineering. The position may be filled starting the Winter quarter of 2019, but the search will continue, with a possible later starting date, until the position is filled.

Applicants are invited in all major areas of Computer Engineering such as embedded and real-time systems, cyber-physical systems, connected and automated systems, computer architecture, design automation, and VLSI design. For appointments at the Assistant Professor level, we seek candidates that demonstrate potential for exceptional research and teaching. For appointments at the Associate or Full Professor level, we will consider candidates with an exceptional track record in research, teaching and graduate student supervision. The position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science at the start of employment.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has over 30 faculty members. Over half of our senior faculty members are fellows of IEEE, AAAS or other professional societies, and 12 junior faculty members have been awarded Young Investigator/CAREER awards. The ECE department is focused on research and graduate education, with over 150 graduate students and over $7 million USD in new grants annually. Our faculty are active in areas including computer engineering, robotics and controls, computer vision and machine learning, intelligent systems, smart grids and energy, nano materials and devices and signal processing,. The ECE department was ranked 24th overall in the scholarship metric in the latest National Research Council (NRC) rankings. The position also includes appointment in the Computer Engineering Program, which is jointly administered with the Computer Science and Engineering Department. More information on the department is available at

Salary level will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by August 31, 2018. We will continue to consider applications until the position is filled. To apply, please submit your application materials (CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for 3 references for Associate/Full Professors level through the web link at For inquiries and questions, please contact us at at

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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  3. If any, provide required reference information
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