University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Position ID:UTK-EECS-2TTEMC [#11897]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, United States [map]
Subject Area: Electrical and Computer Engineering / Edge Computing
Appl Deadline:2018/12/21 finished (2018/09/20, finished 2019/07/29, listed until 2019/03/10)
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 two (2) tenure track faculty members at the assistant or associate professor level in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. The department is expanding its teaching and research in the areas of Internet of things and mobile computing systems, including cybersecurity, cloud and fog computing, embedded systems, signal processing, and energy efficiency. We welcome applicants in these and other areas of computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to establish a vigorous funded research program, and to have a willingness to collaborate with other faculty in research

EECS is housed in a new $37.5 million teaching and research facility completed in 2012. The department currently has an enrollment of more than 800 undergraduate and 250 graduate students, with a faculty of 45, and research expenditures that exceed $17 million per year. EECS offers two undergraduate minors in cybersecurity and datacenter technology and management that were started in 2015. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the expansion of related educational and research activities. UTK is a leading research institution with strong research partnerships with organizations such as the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) where several UT faculty have joint positions or research ties.

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 University of Tennessee welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. Interested candidates in this position or Three (3) other faculty positions at UT EECS should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Min H. Kao Building, Suite 401
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Knoxville, TN 37996-2250

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