Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • West Lafayette, IN
  • Sep 02, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

 

Faculty Positions School of ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for two tenured or tenure track positions at the assistant and associate professor levels. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in areas of relevance to autonomous and connected systems, including (but not limited to): AI, machine learning, and control for autonomy (either centralized, distributed, or at the edge); wireless communications for autonomous systems; robotics; trust, security and privacy for autonomy; human-autonomy interaction; computer vision for autonomous systems; verification and validation of autonomous systems; intelligent infrastructure systems; hardware and software architectures for autonomous systems. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students.  The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.

The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is the largest academic unit at Purdue University and one of the largest in the nation with more than 110 faculty members (6 NAE members, more than 40 Fellows in multiple societies), 1,700 undergraduate students (sophomores-seniors) and 1,000 graduate students. ECE is home to the NSF Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NSF NCN, nanoHUB), the SRC/DARPA Center for Brain Inspired Computing Enabling (C-BRIC), and the Center for Innovation in Control, Optimization, and Networks (ICON). ECE faculty lead the Birck Nanotechnology Center and various research areas under two NSF Engineering Research Centers (ERCs). ECE’s undergraduate, graduate and online programs rank 10th, 11th, and 1st in the nation, respectively.

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. 

Application Details

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=15448&company=purdueuniv

including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least 3 references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. The Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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