Tenure Track Faculty Positions – University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The UNC Charlotte Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions starting from Fall 2023. Candidates are sought to fill positions in (1) Communications networks (position #004414) with expertise in computer networks, mobile and wireless networks, with special interests in current and emerging topics such as IoT, 5G networks and beyond, machine learning for communications, networking infrastructure for smart cities, software defined networks, and related areas; and (2) Semiconductor devices (position #004453) with expertise in electronic, optoelectronic, power electronic, nanoscale and novel devices. Exceptional candidates in other areas are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of sponsored research programs, supervision of student research, student mentoring, and academic services. Priority will be given to candidates having original and promising research as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, potential for success in extramural funding, a plan for future research that integrates well with existing department strengths, and the ability to contribute to diversity initiatives. Hires at the rank of an Associate Professor are also expected to have demonstrated success in receiving extramural research funding, supervising/mentoring of graduate students, and teaching. A Ph.D. degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent is required by the time of contract.

The ECE department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering, with approximately 650 undergraduate and 175 graduate students; see http://ece.uncc.edu. The ECE Department currently comprises 37 full time faculty members who are actively engaged in research and teaching in the broad areas of computer systems, communications, controls, signal/image processing, electronics devices, and power and energy systems.

Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu for Position #004414 (communication networks) or Position #004453 (semiconductor devices). Applicants should submit a complete resume/curriculum vitae, a cover letter/letter of intent, a statement of teaching and research experience/goals, and contact information of at least three references. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest degree earned. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates having demonstrated ability to contribute to diversity initiatives are encouraged to apply. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution.