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Open Rank Professor of Teaching in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position overview

Position titles:
Salary range: $99,100-215,800
Anticipated start: July 1, 2024
Review timeline: October 1, 2023

Application Window

Open date: August 9, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 1, 2023 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, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Open Rank Professor of Teaching, beginning the 2024-25 academic year.

Appointment as an Assistant Professor of Teaching requires evidence of exceptional undergraduate teaching, professional achievement, and service to the academic community. An Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Teaching is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to provide university and public services related to the undergraduate program, including curriculum development, student advising, ABET accreditation, and recruitment outreach. Applicants with strong teaching experience in robotics, circuits, embedded software, control, signal processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and computer vision are encouraged to apply.

Preferred qualifications include:
• A minimum of 3-5 years (Assistant) or 10 years (Associate/Full) of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Electrical or Computer Engineering program.
• A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate ECE courses in at least two of the areas of robotics, mechatronics, circuits and systems, computer engineering, control, signal processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and computer vision.
• A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with industrial sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.
• A demonstrated record of the development of successful technical elective courses that address important emerging topics in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
• Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development.
• Prior work experience in industry as a practicing engineer. Further information regarding the ECE Undergraduate Program can be found at the following site http://www.ece.ucr.edu/.
• Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, in particular to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups.

Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2024. A Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related area is required at the time of employment. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2023. The search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please register through the weblink at http://www.engr.ucr.edu/facultysearch/. Inquiries should be directed to ecesearch@engr.ucr.edu. For more information regarding the specific areas of interest and application procedures, please visit https://www.engr.ucr.edu/about/career-opportunities.

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.

To apply for the position, interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference (Assistant level) or contact information (Associate/Full level), a statement of teaching, an optional statement of research, and a contribution to diversity statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01758. Inquiries should be directed to chomko@ece.ucr.edu.

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering is a well-established, rapidly growing college at UCR. Ranked in the top 20 best public global universities for engineering by U.S. News & World Report, BCOE has 138 faculty members, more than 3,400 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students, and more than $44 million in total annual research expenditures. The college is home to five departments, 11 undergraduate degree programs, 10 graduate degree programs, and 11 research centers.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field by the time of appointment, which is expected to begin on July 1, 2024.

Preferred qualifications

• 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.

• A minimum of 3-5 years (Assistant) or 10 years (Associate/Full) of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Electrical or Computer Engineering program.

• A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate ECE courses in at least two of the areas of robotics, mechatronics, circuits and systems, computer engineering, control, signal processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and computer vision.

• A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with industrial sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.

• A demonstrated record of the development of successful technical elective courses that address important emerging topics in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

• Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development.

• Prior work experience in industry as a practicing engineer. Further information regarding the ECE Undergraduate Program can be found at the following site http://www.ece.ucr.edu/.

• Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, in particular to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups.

Application Requirements by Level

Tenured track position

Position title: Assistant Professor of Teaching

Please submit a cover letter, the most recently updated curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Teaching, an optional Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF0178

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Please submit three letters of reference.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01758

Tenured position

Position title: Associate/Full Professor of Teaching

Please submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a Statement of Teaching, an optional Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF0178

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

Please provide contact information for three references.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01758

Help contact: tiffanyr@ucr.edu

About UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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 candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, State, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA