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Temporary Assistant Researchers (Professional Researcher Series) for Electrical and Computer Engineering

Application Window

Open date: December 21st, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Jan 4, 2021 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: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 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.

Position description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for temporary assistant research positions (Professional Research Series). The Professional Researcher title is given only to those who engage in independent research equivalent to that required for the Professor series. Appointments are subject to availability of funding and departmental needs. Apply by January 04, 2021 for primary consideration; however, applications will be kept active for consideration within the department through October 31, 2021. 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.

Basic qualifications include 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 independent 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
Publications (1-3)
Names of 3 References (contact information only)

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. We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity.

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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Publication 1 - Please upload 1-3 publications

  • Publication 2 - Please upload 1-3 publications

  • Publication 3 - Please upload 1-3 publications

  • 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)