Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering - California State University, Northridge

$80,000 - $120,000 yearly
  • California State University, Northridge, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 21, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in the area of Computer Engineering / Digital Systems at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; participate in applied research projects, contribute to scholarly activities, publish in technical journals, student advisement, curriculum development, and assessment; serve on faculty committees and provide technical leadership to the department. Successful candidates should have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student learning, applied research, and dedication to professional development and scholarship.

 In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:   

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian-American, 4.8% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.  The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

  • Ph.D. and B.S. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field with specialization in digital systems and hardware/software systems. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates will be considered, but must complete the doctoral degree by August 23rd, 2023
  • Taught at least one Computer or Electrical Engineering related course at the College/University level, either as instructor of record or teaching assistant, or demonstrate strong teaching potential in their teaching statement
  • Published at least one paper in peer-reviewed conferences or journals within the last 3 years


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of effective engagement OR potential to engage with a diverse student body
  • Experience using culturally responsive pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students
  • Experience creating a student-centered and interactive learning environment
  • Research/Lab and teaching experience that includes working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience adopting inclusive approaches to mentoring
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in the areas of digital systems, computer architecture, microprocessor systems
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in emerging fields such as robotics, embedded systems, and hardware implementation of machine learning or artificial intelligence
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research in the field of Computer Engineering in research statement
  • Industrial experience
  • Participation in grant proposal preparation either as PI or Co-PI

Application Details

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin December 12, 2022. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

 How to Apply:

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers.

 Applicants must submit the following documents to the website in the section above:

  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications, and your experience working with a culturally diverse population
  • Curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and research statement

In later stages of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials, including letters of recommendation, professional work samples, verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

 At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled