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Temporary Researchers (Project Scientist Series) for Electrical and Computer Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 1st, 2019
Next review date: Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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 (Project Scientist Series). The Project Scientist position requires demonstrated significant, original, and creative contributions to a research or creative program or project. Appointments are subject to availability of funding and departmental needs. 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. Temporary research positions may vary from part-time to full-time and may range from short term to long term. Applicants must resubmit a new application letter each year beginning November 1 to retain eligibility.

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in engineering, or the physical or biological sciences except the dissertation at the time of application.

Additional qualifications include PhD by time of appointment.

Desired qualifications include an outstanding research record or demonstrated research in the areas of: Computer Engineering, Communications, Control & Signal Processing, or Electronics and Photonics.

Salary is dependent on experience, qualifications, and hiring level.

To apply, please go to the following link:
Applicants should submit:
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Statement of Research
Names of 3 References (contact information only)

Publications may be requested at a later date.

Please note: The use of temporary research titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applicants for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)