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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering University of California, Los Angeles
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06862

Building upon its commitment to foster an inclusive environment and promote the success of underrepresented students, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for open rank tenure-track faculty positions.

Applicants for the positions must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, or show exceptional promise for, high-quality research, teaching, and professional development. In addition, applicants must have a demonstrated record of interest in, and commitment to, the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations. The successful candidate will be expected to advance their active mentoring activities and participate in programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body (such as our Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity, our Women in Engineering program, and our student organizations listed at Teaching and service expectations will not exceed those of other faculty positions. Applications will be considered at all levels, with a preference for appointments at the Assistant Professor level.

Applicants must have an earned PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering or closely related discipline at date of hire. The Department is interested in all areas of research traditionally associated with Electrical and Computer Engineering, as well as emerging cross-disciplinary areas. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to a diverse campus climate.

Application packages should be submitted online through and include the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to mentoring achievements and future mentoring goals, 3) statement of research interest, 4) statement of teaching interest, and 5) a cover letter. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

To help with the evaluation, we would like all candidates to indicate interest/expertise in up to three (3) topical areas specified, both in your cover letter and within the application portal.

  • Analog, Digital, and Mixed-Signal Microelectronics
  • Communications and Networking
  • Computational Medicine
  • Computer and Network Systems: Architecture, Design, Security, Applications
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Control Foundations and Theory
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Electromagnetics and Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Devices and Systems
  • Embedded Computing and Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Information/Computation/Optimization Theory
  • Intelligent, Autonomous, and Human-aware Systems
  • Nanoelectronics, MEMS, and Devices
  • Photonics: Materials, Devices, Signal Processing, and Imaging
  • Quantum Engineering, Information, Sensing, and Computation
  • Signal Processing
  • Technology, Law, and Policy

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    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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,
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    Working at University of California, Los Angeles

    UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

    UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

    The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

    The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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