Open Rank Tenure-track Position in Electrical & Computer Engineering #604091

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona University’s School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


We invite applications from candidates in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering; we are especially interested in candidates in the following areas:


Computer systems engineering, including digital design, processor microarchitectures, and adaptive/reconfigurable computing for diverse applications such as IoT and machine learning;

Robotic and cyber-physical systems, including embedded, real-time, and intelligent systems;

Microelectronics and nanotechnology with applications to cybersecurity; and

Cybersecurity, with emphasis hardware+software and systems-level approaches and application to critical infrastructure.

While our primary interest is in candidates at the level of Assistant Professor, we welcome exceptional applications from candidates at the levels of Associate Professor or Professor.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a field closely related to the above research areas at the time of appointment. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for high-quality scholarship and the development of an independent, externally funded research program as well as research opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. Successful candidates will also participate in the continuous improvement of our graduate and undergraduate degree programs.

Minimum Qualifications


For the rank of Assistant Professor:


Earned doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Sc.D.) conferred in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or closely related field at the time of appointment.

For the rank of Associate Professor include all of the above, and:


Associate Professor rank, (or experience as Assistant Professor meriting promotion to the rank of Associate Professor) and research and teaching experience in a university setting.

For the rank of Professor include all of the above, and:


Professor rank (or experience as Associate Professor meriting promotion to the rank of Professor) and research and teaching experience in a university setting.




Preferred Qualifications


Demonstrated expertise in the areas described above;

Strong record of scholarly productivity and promise for future excellence, as evidenced by scholarly publications;

Established record of an independently-funded research program and promise for future excellence, as evidenced by participation and leadership in securing extramural funding;

Demonstrated interest in engaging with and leading collaborative multi- and inter-disciplinary teams;

University-level teaching and mentorship experience, particularly at the graduate level;

Excellent communication skills;

Experience working effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

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