University of Minnesota, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position ID:University of Minnesota-Electrical and Computer Engineering-FACULTY1 [#23757]
Position Title: Faculty Position - Photonics, Electronics, Magnetics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, United States
Subject Areas: Engineering / Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/11/16)
Position Description:    

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About the Position

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota Twin Cities ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in photonics, electronics, or magnetics. We seek a qualified candidate who performs cutting-edge experimental work in micro- and nano-fabrication with a focus on devices, structures, and/or materials and who will make extensive use of the facilities in the Minnesota Nano Center ( The candidate should also have an enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in fundamental and advanced devices and/or circuits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration in research and development
  • Advise students regarding specific coursework and broader academic or career goals
  • Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Develop research proposals for external funding opportunities, and collaborate with researchers from industry on joint research projects
  • Engage in research, publication, and scientific creation
  • Provide service through participation in governance of the department and/or the University.
  • Contribute to the development of the profession, keep current with the field, and broaden knowledge and expertise
  • Contribute to outreach activities that support the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s mission

This is a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.


Successful candidates will have outstanding academic and research records and are expected to establish a vigorous, funded research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be involved in service to the university and the profession. An earned doctorate or equivalent foreign degree in an appropriate discipline is required at the time of appointment. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin Fall 2023.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to fostering a community of research, teaching, and operational excellence that is culturally and academically diverse by attracting and retaining individuals with a variety of backgrounds, experience, viewpoints, and identities. Candidates who will actively contribute to this commitment and community – both in identity and professional vision – are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Information

Applications will be considered as they are received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of December 15, 2022.

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About the Department

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest departments within the College of Science and Engineering ( Current research areas include Biomedical and Biological Computation Methods; Devices and Systems; Communications, Signal Processing, and Networking; Computer Engineering, VLSI, and Circuits; Fields, Photonics, and Magnetics; Micro and Nano Structures; Sustainable Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives; Systems and Controls. To learn more about the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, please visit the department website (

About the U of M: The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC; is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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Contact: Molly Bauman
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Postal Mail:
200 Union Street SE
4-174 Keller Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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