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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Broad Area of Internet of Things

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with an effective appointment date of July 1, 2018. We desire candidates in the area of the Internet of Things with emphasis on advancements in hardware related, but not limited to, energy-efficient wireless sensing, radar and communication, sensing of biology or environment, applications for power-constrained environments, and autonomous and/or smart devices. Highest priority will be given to exceptional candidates regardless of the specific areas listed above. Information about the department can be found on the web at

The ECE department is ranked among the top four ECE departments in the Nation according to the National Research Council rankings. Faculty members include 2 Nobel Laureates and 11 National Academy of Engineering members. More than half of the ECE department faculty are IEEE Fellows.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field 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

We will consider candidates with backgrounds and interests in any area of electrical and computer engineering, including emerging and interdisciplinary areas with strong overlap with ECE. Completed applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (2-page limit), statement of research interests (3-page limit), and three letters of reference; applicants may also choose to submit a statement of diversity contributions.

Applications must be submitted electronically at

Completed applications received by January 1, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

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

  • Statement of Research

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required