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Assistant/Assoc Prof - Electrical Engineering

Company: Northwestern University
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Department: MCC Electrical & Computer Eng

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Northwestern University invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering to start on September 1, 2023.

Minimum Qualifications and Other Credentials

Applicants must have completed, or will have completed by the start date, a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, and have demonstrated excellence in theoretical and/or computational research within the broad area of electrical engineering. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • communications
  • control
  • electromagnetic theory
  • information theory
  • intelligent, autonomous, and distributed systems
  • machine learning
  • networking, and
  • signal processing. A candidate with substantial accomplishments in post-graduate research will be considered for appointment as a tenure-track Associate Professor without tenure. Under exceptional circumstances, a candidate may be considered for appointment as an Associate Professor with tenure; in that case, additional supporting material commensurate with the tenure process at Northwestern University may be required and will be sought separately after initial review of the application and interview with the candidate.

    About Northwestern

    Northwestern is a leading R1 university comprising a number of highly ranked schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located in Evanston, on the shores of lake Michigan, just outside the diverse and culturally vibrant city of Chicago, Northwestern offers close proximity and active collaborations with other local universities and national research labs. The Northwestern ECE department nurtures a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research culture with a dedication to excellence in both research and teaching.

    Statement of Duties

    The candidate is expected to teach typically one course per academic quarter and carry out robust research activities. In addition, the candidate is expected to serve on various departmental committees as a member of the faculty.

    Proposed Start Date

    Ideally, the start date would be September 1, 2023.

    Application Materials

    Applicants must apply online https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/electrical-computer/careers/ and upload the following mandatory materials:
    • A cover letter
    • A Curriculum Vitae
    • Contact information for three to five reference letters
    • A statement of research plan
    • A statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy In addition, applicants are encouraged, but not required, to upload the following as a separate pdf file:
      • Diversity Statement : A statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to enhancing diversity, equity, and/or inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. For more information about the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, visit our website at https://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/electrical-computer/ . Questions about the position may be sent to the search committee chair, Professor Randy Freeman (freeman@northwestern.edu). Applications submitted by December 15, 2022 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

        Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
        • Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
        • Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
        • Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
        • All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the Submit button.
        • Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved. Applications accepted here: Apply for Job

          Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.

          The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

          Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.

Keywords: Northwestern University, Evanston , Assistant/Assoc Prof - Electrical Engineering, Engineering , Evanston, Illinois

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