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

Position overview

Position title: Project Scientist Series

Application Window

Open date: November 1st, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Oct 31, 2022 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 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. 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.

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

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 (required at time of start)

PhD by time of appointment

Preferred qualifications

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.

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
    (Optional)

  • Publication 3 - Please upload 1-3 publications
    (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - 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.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicants must provide the names and email addresses for 3 references. The committee will contact references for top candidates using the reference contact information provided.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02087

Help contact: shannon@ece.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA