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Open Rank Faculty Positing in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position overview

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

Application Window

Open date: September 13, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Feb 11, 2024 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 at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for one senior faculty position and one junior faculty position in the area of experimental superconducting quantum electronics. Candidates are sought with demonstrated experience in several of the following areas: fabrication and testing of Josephson junctions, quantum gates, superconducting digital electronics, superconducting analog electronics, cryogenic testing, dilution refrigerators, low noise measurements, and microwave electronics.

Successful candidates will have a proven record of, or exceptional promise for, developing a vibrant externally-funded research program and developing a portfolio of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UC faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and record of publications, teach a regular course load at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in service activities at the department, college, campus, and professional levels. Candidates should also demonstrate clear potential for complementing and/or synergistically leveraging existing research activities within the department, college, and campus. They will be expected to support new cross-cutting efforts relevant to their expertise.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, or a closely related field by the time of appointment, which is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with education 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.

To apply for the position interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference or contact information for three references, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website.
Applications for biomedical/computational imaging positions may be submitted using the link found on the AP Recruit website: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01800.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 35 core faculty members including 12 Fellows of the IEEE, AAAS, and other professional societies, and 17 NSF CAREER and Young Investigator awardees. ECE department has 11 cooperating faculty members from across UCR who actively participate in the research activities of the department and a number of researchers and adjunct faculty. The ECE department trains over 200 graduate students and receives annually over $10 million in research funding. Research areas in the department include computer engineering, controls and robotics, intelligent systems, nanomaterials and devices, smart grids and energy, and signal processing and communications. Multiple ECE faculty collaborate with the campus research centers/units, including the Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering (CNSE), Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (CRIS), the Center for the Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC), the College of Engineering’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), the Center for Advanced NeuroImaging (CAN), and the UCR School of Medicine.

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 150 faculty members, more than 3,700 undergraduate students, 1,000 graduate students, and more than $34 million in total annual research expenditures. The College has five departments, 11 undergraduate degree programs, ten graduate degree programs, and 11 research centers.

For more information regarding the specific areas of interest and application procedures, please visit http://www.ece.ucr.edu/ and https://www.engr.ucr.edu/about/career-opportunities. Inquiries can be directed to ecehiring@ece.ucr.edu.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, 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.

Application Requirements by Level

Entry Level Faculty Position - Tenured Track

Position title: Assistant Professor

Please submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Teaching, a Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01800.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research

  • 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/JPF01800

Advanced Level Faculty Position - Tenured

Position title: Associate /Full Professor

Please submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a Statement of Teaching, a Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01800.

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Research

  • 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/JPF01800

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