Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering - 11006

Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering - 11006

UCCS College of Engineering & Applied Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering  

Description The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering, starting in the fall semester of 2018. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor will also be considered. We are seeking applicants with primary research focus in Computer Architecture, including Shared and Distributed Multi-Processors, Application-Specific-Processors for Cyber-Security, Power-Aware Architectures, High-Performance Processors, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things. Experience with Digital Design, Microprocessors, and related hardware implementation is required. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, attract external funding, participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, engage in scholarly publications, and foster strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. She or he must have an earned a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or closely related field at the time of employment. We seek an individual with the ability to think creatively, exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and a history of academic proficiency.

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30th, 2017. Applicants will be evaluated based on their accomplishments in the aforementioned primary research areas 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, embedded and reconfigurable systems, FPGAs, communications/signal processing, and controls. The applicants are expected to develop new curriculum as well as to teach students from the freshman through senior/graduate technical elective levels in computer architecture including cloud computing and internet of things, microprocessor design and programming, digital design (including Verilog HDL), etc.  

ECE, one of the three departments within the College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS, comprises approximately 291 undergraduate students, 60 graduate students, and 12 faculty members. The department offers a hands-on learning-centered environment for a community of outstanding students pursuing B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The department has a rich tradition of teaching excellence coupled with interdisciplinary research. The ECE department has several labs including: microelectronics research lab; microwave measurements lab; high-capacity battery lab; and embedded systems lab. Additional information can be found:

UCCS is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The city has an estimated population of half a million, and has a booming tech industry. Colorado Springs offers affordable housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreational facilities, and short commute times.
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.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. A Ph.D. degree in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field; 
  2. Specific expertise in Computer Architecture and related fields

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching

Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: Applicants should submit the following items: (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts; (4) a statement of research vision, (5) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and (6) contact information for three references. Official transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required of all finalists. 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.

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