Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering - 10483

Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering - 10483

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Description The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek an aggressive faculty member in communication systems and wireless networking starting fall semester 2018. Applicants will be evaluated based on their research record and potential for attracting external research funding, as well as their ability to interface their research with the Department's existing strengths in microelectronic circuits, VLSI design, computers, communications/signal processing, and controls. The department is interested in candidates with a strong commitment to pursuing externally funded research and teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. 

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS offers degrees at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. The Microelectronics Research Laboratory (MRL) of the ECE Department has a well-equipped 4000 sq. ft. class-100 clean room, with device processing and characterization facilities.  The Microwave Measurements Laboratory is able to test EMI from high-power circuits.  The High-Capacity Battery Research Laboratory has facilities to test and characterize cells, modules, and battery packs for hybrid and electric vehicles.  For additional information, please go to
The successful candidate will teach students from the freshman through senior/graduate technical elective levels in networking signals and systems, communications theory and practice, and wireless networking related course work. 

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. 

Required Qualifications

  1. A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field
  2. Specific expertise in communication systems and wireless networking Preferred qualifications
  3. Postdoctoral and/or industrial experience with a strong publication/funding record
  4. Experience with development and implementation of wireless networking systems, such as testbeds.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statement. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required of all finalists. For full consideration, applications must be received by 15 October 2017. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered.  Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. Statements of teaching and research philosophy are required as part of the application.

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