Open Rank Research Faculty - Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • University of Illinois, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • Urbana, Champaign, IL, USA
  • Feb 03, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Open Rank Research Faculty

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 The Grainger College of Engineering 

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for full-time research faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank. Such position requires a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field.  Technical areas of interest may include: Computational and Physical Aspects of Electronics and Electromagnetics; Power and Energy Systems; Quantum Information Science; Bioacoustics and Bioimaging; Circuits - System on a Chip; AI/Autonomous Systems; Robotics; Machine Vision; Embedded Computing Systems and the Internet of Things; Data- Centric Computer Systems and Storage; Networked and Distributed Computing Systems.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Successful candidates are expected to quickly establish an externally-funded and internationally-visible research program in one or more of the scientific areas described above. The incumbents are also expected to develop interactions with faculty in ECE, and to co-supervise graduate student research in ECE. Responsibilities will include research and service. 

These positions are full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track positions appointed on a nine-month service basis paid over twelve months. Part time appointments will also be considered.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.   



Application Details

Please create your candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, a detailed statement of research goals, curriculum vitae, a valid e-mail address, and contact information for three references. Transcripts may be required at a later date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.  In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 28, 2021.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  The start date will be as soon as possible after the closing date.  For information regarding application procedures, contact Tracie Hediger ( 

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