|The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at Boston University (BU) is seeking candidates for several anticipated faculty positions. All areas and ranks will be considered, with particular interest in: mid-career and senior candidates in the areas of photonics, solid-state devices and nanostructures; entry-level and mid-career candidates in instrumentation and analog/digital design; entry level candidates in software and cybersecurity; and entry level candidates in information systems, optimization and machine learning. The Department is seeking to foster growth in the broad, interdisciplinary topics of energy, health, information systems, and cyberphysical systems. Candidates with research interests that transcend the traditional boundaries of ECE are strongly encouraged to apply, and explore potential collaborations with BU's multidisciplinary centers such as the Center for Space Physics and the Center for Information and Systems Engineering. Joint appointments with other BU departments and with the Division of Material Science & Engineering and Division of Systems Engineering are available for candidates with appropriate experience and interests.
Qualified candidates must possess a relevant, earned PhD, and have a demonstrable ability to teach effectively, develop funded research programs in their area of expertise, and contribute to the tradition of excellence in research that is characteristic of the ECE Department. Self-motivated individuals who thrive on challenge and are eager to utilize their expertise to strengthen an ambitious program of departmental enhancement are desired. Women, minorities, and candidates from other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply and help us continue building an exceptional 21st century university department.
ECE at BU is a world-class department with excellent resources that is steadily gaining national and international prominence for its exceptional research and education record. ECE is part of BU's rapidly growing and innovative College of Engineering, and currently consists of 40 faculty members, 200 graduate students, and 250 BS majors. Outstanding collaboration opportunities are available with nationally recognized medical centers and universities/colleges, nearby research centers, and industry throughout the Boston area.
Beyond its research and academic activities, BU has a lively, urban campus situated along the banks of the Charles River in Boston's historic Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood. The campus and surrounding areas offer limitless opportunities for recreational activities, from world-class art and performances to sporting events and fine dining.
The review of applications began on October 1, 2012. Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Boston University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.|