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Multiple positions open for Assistant Professor

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant Professor) in our dynamic and rapidly growing department. ECE is part of the Jacobs School of Engineering, committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body ( Partnership with industry and our community is at the core of the School's mission; the successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high quality research that complements existing collaborative research programs and reflects UC San Diego's leadership as a research university. Faculty in the department benefit from the presence of numerous major research centers at UC San Diego and the Jacobs School's leadership in fostering interdisciplinary basic research and collaborations with industry. Exceptional candidates in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be given serious consideration.

This position requires teaching of university students and applicants are required to have a PhD or advancement to candidacy. The degree should be in electrical engineering, engineering physics, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related area. Specific directions of the ECE department include but are not limited to: Circuits; Computer Engineering, Networks, Power, Communication; Robotics; and Data Science. Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in someone interested in using human-centered design in partnership with UC San Diego’s Design Lab in their research or teaching (see Salary is based on published UC San Diego pay scales and competitive market conditions.

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications received by October 31, 2015 will be given full consideration. However, the search will remain open until the positions are filled. For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see for the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae with complete publication list, four letters of references requested through AP On-Line Recruit, separate statements summarizing teaching experience; research interests and leadership; and past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see

For application to an Assistant level position: All applications should be submitted via our AP On-Line Recruit submission web site at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.