Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence Hardware at the University of Maine
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Maine invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor with the starting date of September 1st, 2021. Successful applicants will have a PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related areas with research expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Hardware design. UMaine affords unique opportunities for ECE faculty to collaborate with a diverse community of world class scholars. Collaborative multi-disciplinary research opportunities abound with such established research centers as the Frontier Institute for Research in Sensor Technologies (FIRST), Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC), Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC), Center for Research in Sustainable Forest (CRSF), Climate Change Institute (CCI), and the Institute of Medicine among many others. Candidates are especially sought who can complement existing strengths in the Department and University by contributing in areas such as computer vision, neuromorphic computing, System on Chip (SoC), FPGA, and VLSI design covering both Electrical and Computer Engineering disciplines with strong interest to collaborate with other domains. Candidates should show a clear potential for research, teaching, technical communication, and scholarly excellence. Candidates are expected to develop creative research that leads to extramural funding, scholarly publications, and training of MS and PhD students. Candidates should commit to teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The position also requires active engagement in service to the profession, University, and the State.
Interested candidates should submit a complete application package that includes a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for three professional references to https://umaine.hiretouch.com. Appropriate background checks are required. General correspondence regarding this position should be sent to search committee chair Dr. Ali Abedi at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of candidates for the position will begin March 15th, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is September 1, 2021.