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Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Computer Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 2nd, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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 in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara is seeking applications for two tenure-track, assistant professor positions in Computer Engineering with an effective appointment date of July 1, 2020.

At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field except the dissertation at the time of application. Applicants must have a PhD by the time of appointment. Candidates should have an established research reputation or outstanding research potential, the ability to attract external research funding, and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants with a wide range of interests in Computer Engineering and Science are encouraged to apply. Research areas related to machine learning, alternative computing, hardware design and architectures are of particular interest. Prospective candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary research efforts are encouraged to apply. More information about the ECE Department can be found at Specific information about the CE program can be found at

Completed applications will consist of a cover letter, CV, brief (2-page limit) statement of teaching philosophy, brief (2-page limit) statement of research interests, and arrange for three to four letters of reference to be submitted via UC Recruit; applicants are also highly encouraged to submit a statement of diversity contributions.

Completed applications received by November 25th, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Applicants need to only apply once to be considered for both positions.

Applications must be submitted electronically at

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
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Teaching - (2-page limit)

  • Statement of Research - (2-page limit)

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

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required