University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Position ID:UTK-EECS-TTP [#23857]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, 6 positions, Fall 2023
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering / Machine Learning, Admin, Computer Games, Deep Learning, Medical Image, Medical Robotics, Security, Signal Analysis, Visualization
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/29, finished 2023/12/02)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is seeking candidates for six (6) tenure track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor level.

The department has sustained an ambitious growth period over the past nine years. This year, we invite candidates from all areas of computer science and computer engineering to apply. Application deadline: December 15, 2022. Applications received after the deadline may be considered until the position is filled. 

UTK is the state’s flagship campus and leading research institution with a strong partnership with the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), where many UTK faculty have ongoing joint positions and/or joint research projects. 

EECS at UTK has 44 full-time faculty members, 1 member of the National Academy of Engineering, 9 IEEE Fellows, and 8 NSF/DOE CAREER awardees. The department is housed in a 150,000 sq. ft. building completed in 2012 and has an annual research expenditure exceeding $25 million. EECS has a growing enrollment of nearly 1,000 undergraduate and 170 graduate students across the three majors of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science. In addition, the department is offering undergraduate minors in computer science, cybersecurity, datacenter technology and management, and machine learning. Successful faculty candidates will be expected to participate in the continued growth and excellence of EECS. Additionally, the Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University

The City of Knoxville is a hidden gem with an elegant and walkable downtown, rich and varied nightlife cultures, vibrant neighborhoods, eclectic restaurants, and amazing access to outdoor activities of all kinds as well as exciting cultural events throughout the year. From Knoxville’s TYS Airport, Knoxville has nonstop flights to 22 major airports in the US, including direct flights to cities such as DC, NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, and Miami. UTK is in Knoxville TN, within an easy driving distance to Nashville, Atlanta, Asheville, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Furthermore, the City of Knoxville and the surrounding areas boast great K-12 schools and one of the most highly educated populations in the entire US. From 2007 to 2017, Tennessee’s overall economy growth ranked #7 among all 50 US states. In 2019, US News ranked the State of Tennessee in the US as the #1 in fiscal stability, #12 in economy, and #13 in infrastructure.

Further Info:   Min H. Kao Building, Suite 401 1520 Middle Drive Knoxville, TN 37996-2250

Application Instructions

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application: - Cover Letter - Curriculum Vitae - Research Statement - Teaching Statement - Three References

For any additional questions, please contact Search Committee Chair: Prof. Jian Huang, EECS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, at 

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Contact: Prof Jian Huang, 865-974-4398, 865-974-5483 (fax)
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Min H. Kao Building, Suite 401
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
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