Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for temporary research positions (Specialist Series). Appointments are subject to availability of funding and departmental needs. Temporary research positions may vary from part-time to full-time and may range from short term to long term. Apply by February 15, 2019 for primary consideration; however, applications will be kept active for consideration within the department through October 31, 2019. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Applicants must resubmit a new application letter each year beginning November 1 to retain eligibility.
Appointees to the Specialist series engage in specialized research, professional activity, and University and/or public service. Specialists use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions to the research enterprise of the University and to achieve recognition in the professional and scientific community. Specialists may participate in University and/or public service depending upon funding source and duties of the position. Must have a bachelor's degree or 3 years research experience as of time of application. Please see additional information below for qualifications required for each Specialist Series rank.
Desired qualifications include an outstanding research record or demonstrate potential in the research areas of: Computer Engineering, Communications, Control & Signal Processing, or Electronics and Photonics.
Salary is dependent on experience, qualifications, and hiring level. The UCSB salary scales may be found at: https://ap.ucsb.edu/compensation.and.benefits/ucsb.salary.scales/
Additional Information related to levels (Specialist series ranks)
Junior Specialists enable research as part of a team. They must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or have equivalent research experience.
Assistant Specialists enable research as part of a team and may provide some independent input into the planning and execution of the research. They should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Associate Specialists normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service. They should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
[full] Specialists normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service. They should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Please submit your application to UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01461
You must include the following:
Statement of Research
Names of 3 References (contact information only)
Publications may be requested at a later date.
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
- 3 required (contact information only)
How to apply
- Create an ApplicantID
- Provide required information and documents
- If any, provide required reference information