Position overviewPosition title: Specialist Series (Assistant Specialist & Associate Specialist)
Open date: November 16, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Dec 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023 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 a pool of temporary research positions (Assistant Specialists & Associate Specialists). 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.
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. Please see additional information below for qualifications required for each Specialist Series rank.
Assistant Specialists enable research as part of a team and may provide some independent input into the planning and execution of the research.
Associate Specialists normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a record of academic accomplishments, and includes contributions to published research in the field.
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/
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.
The posting will remain open until October 31, 2023 to accommodate department needs. Appointment start date and program duration will be determined when positions become available. The pool will close on October 31, 2023; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.
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.
Must have a Master's degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Communications, or related field at the time of application.
Educational background and five years or more of research experience desired in the areas of: Computer Engineering, Communications, Control & Signal Processing, or Electronics and Photonics.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Publications - Please upload up to 3 publications
- 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.
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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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.