Research Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) (72834)

Research Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) (72834)

Location:
Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Apr 9, 2021
Close Date:
May 11, 2021
Description:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track position at the level of Research Assistant Professor. This is a time-limited, 12-month non-tenure-accruing faculty position available at the Warren Nelms Institute for the Connected World in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the University of Florida.

The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #6 best public US university according to US News and World Report. UF recently announced a $70 million artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA to create an AI-centric data center that houses the world's fastest AI supercomputer in higher education. The ECE Department is a vibrant, multidisciplinary, and highly collaborative environment. The department’s external research expenditures are at a record high, $21M last year using the ASEE definition. The ECE graduate program ranks #17 among public ECE departments (#27 overall) according to U.S. News and World Report.


Qualifications:

The desired candidate must possess some project management skills, at least five years of experience in the desired (or closely related) area, along with significant experience developing new programs and working with, mentoring, and supervising students as well as being involved in research for or overseeing sponsored research projects. The candidate is also expected to co-supervise Ph.D. students in the laboratory as well as develop and write new research proposals to obtain external research funding. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from a reputed university and at least two years of professional experience in the field of integrated circuit design, verification and optimization.       


Application Instructions:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, with the first full committee screening occurring on April 28, 2021 and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted through Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/86304 (Please see Job Requisition #72834). Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter (summary and introduction related to hiring emphasis areas); (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching statement (including a personal philosophy and interests); (4) a diversity statement (including experience in working with diverse and underrepresented groups in engineering); and (5) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of no less than three and up to five references. The anticipated start date for the position is May 31, 2021.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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