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Tenure Track Faculty Position, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Job no: 500414
College / VP Area: College of Engineering
Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Full Time

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track position. Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate electromagnetics courses. The appointment can be made at any rank commensurate with accomplishments.

The search committee will consider exceptional candidates in the area of applied electromagnetics, which includes antennas and radio wave propagation, micro-electromechanical systems, metamaterials, nanomagnetics, information device technologies, electrically small antennas, millimeter-wave phased arrays, multi-input/multi-output (MIMO) antenna systems, artificial impedance surfaces and scattering control, photonic topological insulators, nonlinear and active electromagnetic structures, plasma and vacuum devices, field and photoemission, biological applications and effects of electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic interference shielding, superconductor electronics, nanomagnetic structures for data storage or quantum information science, optical phased arrays, integrated optics and chip-scale phonic devices, optical microscopy, and other areas related to novel devices and structures involving electromagnetics.

The University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy in science and engineering with a commitment to undergraduate education and scholarly excellence. A Carnegie R1 institution with external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. The ECE Department has a diverse portfolio of research in the areas of cybersecurity, computer engineering, machine learning, nanoelectronics, electromagnetics, photonics, signal processing, communications and controls.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a closely related field at the time of hire. Applicants at the assistant professor level are expected to show significant potential to develop an internationally recognized funded research program. Applicants at higher ranks should possess a distinguished record of scholarship. The successful candidate is also expected to have an outstanding research and publication record, as well as hold great promise for teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Applicants should submit a (1) a cover letter (also mentioning the applicant’s primary research area), (2) a complete CV with publications, (3) names of three to four references with contact information, (4) a statement of research vision and how it complements the department mission, (5) a teaching statement, (6) a statement on commitment to diversity, and (7) three sample publications. Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Professor Dennis Prather, at dprather@udel.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; the anticipated start date is September 1, 2024. The University of Delaware is committed to diversity in hiring; women and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. The University is also supportive of the needs of dual-career couples. All possible discretion will be exercised to maintain the privacy of applicants through the search process.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Applications close: Open until filled

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