The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey anticipates multiple openings in Fall 2018 for full-time, academic year, tenure-track faculty appointments at a rank and salary commensurate with the applicant’s background and experience.
Diversity and inclusion are a key foundational element of the University's Strategic Plan and the School of Engineering is fully committed to building a faculty of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, race, culture, national origin, or other underrepresented personal or professional characteristics. Applicants who can contribute to this diversity through their teaching, research, or service are particularly encouraged to apply.
Hiring areas for this search are: (i) Electronics, including sensors, devices, bioelectronics, as well as integrated circuits and systems for RF and millimeter wave applications, (ii) Information processing and machine learning for autonomous systems and robots, especially learning and control in autonomous systems such as vehicles or drones as well as in assistive technologies, (iii) E-health, especially wearable electronics and sensors, medical informatics, quantified self and personalized medicine, as well as (iv) Cyber-physical systems, including signal processing and machine learning techniques, embedded systems, device and software security, IoT security, and applications to smart cities. Exceptional candidates in the university strategic areas are also welcome to apply (see http://rci.rutgers.edu/~presiden/strategicplan/UniversityStrategicPlan.pdf).
Excellent facilities are available for collaborative research opportunities with local industry through the School's nationally recognized centers such as the Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB), the Microelectronics Research Laboratory (MERL), and the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) as well as university centers. There also exist several opportunities to collaborate with clinicians at Rutgers University. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) is home to the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine as well as Rutgers School of Public Health. The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the flagship hospital of the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, is located a few miles from the ECE Department.
A Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related field is required. All new members of the School of Engineering faculty are expected to develop a research program and obtain external funding to support it. Candidates will work well in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment and be willing to engage in existing and future large collaborative research endeavors. A commitment to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Qualified candidates should submit a CV, statements on teaching and research, and contact information for three references. For full consideration for Fall 2018 openings, applications must be received by January 15, 2018. Questions may be directed to: Narayan Mandayam, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related field is required.
Posting Number: 17FA1370
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 53773
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.