University of Hawaii, Department of Electrical Engineering

Position ID:University of Hawaii-Department of Electrical Engineering-AP [#12922, 82957]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, HI 96822, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Science / Big Data Analytics, Data Mining and Information Retrieval, Data Science, Information adn Coding Theory, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering / computational imaging, cyber-physical systems, Data Analytics, Machine Learning/Data Science, Systems, communication, and storage
Appl Deadline:2019/01/10 (posted 2018/12/05, listed until 2019/04/01)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, position number 0082957, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), Department of Electrical Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, pending position clearance and availability of funds. To begin approximately August 1, 2019 or soon thereafter.

UHM, a Carnegie R1 research university, is a top-50 public university dedicated to providing world-class teaching, research, and service. Collaboration, funding opportunities, resources, and research exposure may be found through the department’s involvement and affiliation with the $25 million NSF Center for Science of Information, whose core agenda includes big data, information theory, and machine learning; Ike Wai, a $20 million NSF EPSCOR project for bio/nano sensing; the $5 million NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program; the NSA National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research; and the Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability group. Further information is available at

We are seeking candidates with a strong research record in statistical learning, big data, and related areas. Ideal candidates in the primary search area will also be able to leverage the existing areas of strength at UHM: energy, life sciences, computer privacy and security, optimization and control, signal processing, and information theory. However, exceptional candidates in all areas are encouraged to apply.

Duties: Teach and develop courses in electrical and/or computer engineering, develop an extramurally funded research program, publish outstanding work in leading scholarly journals, supervise graduate students, and provide department, college, and university service.

Minimum qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, with a strong research track record. All-But-Dissertation cases will be considered but dissertation must be filed before start of employment.

For complete duties and qualifications, and application instructions, refer to

Continuous recruitment: to receive full consideration, submit application by Jan. 10; review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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Contact: Anders Host-Madsen, 8089562693
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Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Hawaii
2540 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI, 96822
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