Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering
Job no: 495946
Work type: Faculty Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Elect & Computer Engineering
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant level in the area of Computer Engineering to start in September 2019. All hardware, software, security and systems research in computer engineering will be considered. Information about the ECE Department can be found at http://ece.umass.edu.
The candidates will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, must be committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical and computer engineering, and should have an understanding of diversity issues and their educational importance. Interest in contributing to multidisciplinary education and research programs will be favorably viewed. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field at the time of appointment.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2018. The search will continue until the position is filled (contingent upon funding). Application materials must be submitted online. The application should include a cover letter, CV with a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of at least four references with complete contact information.
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.
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