Professor (Open Rank)

Louisville, Kentucky
Feb 18, 2021
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Louisville invites applications and nominations for an associate or full professor faculty position. Candidates are expected to have outstanding academic credentials; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research in the field of nanotechnology, microtechnology, MEMS, electronics or other closely-related discipline; excellent teaching, communication and team skills; and the interest, experience and ability to serve as faculty director of our $30M Micro/Nano Technology Center (MNTC), which is part of the prestigious NSF NNCI national nanotechnology network. The successful candidate will also serve as associate director of our NSF KY Multiscale NNCI site (, with the expectation to lead the University’s proposal for renewal in 2025. An earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field is required. The ECE Department provides instruction at the bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. levels, with areas of specialty including robotics, nanotechnology, MEMS, electronics, electro-optics, computer vision and image processing, medical imaging, communication systems, intelligent control, and computational intelligence. Although ECE will be the primary home department for the successful applicant, this position encourages crossing traditional academic boundaries to engage interested faculty from our other engineering departments at the Speed School of Engineering, as well as related units in Arts &Science and the Medical School.