Assistant Professor - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computing Systems

Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Electrical and Computing Systems


The University of Cincinnati (UC), College of Engineering and Applied Science seeks to recruit for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Communications and Information Theory.   

The Department of EECS offers ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science. The department also has graduate programs that confer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.  

The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses in the following areas: signals and systems, information theory, digital signal processing, communications, artificial intelligence, theoretical computer science, and probability and statistics; (ii) develop and manage an externally funded research program in the areas  information theory (data compression, coding theory and channel coding), communication theory, and/or wireless communications using reinforcement learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence tools, participate in proposal development and submission, recruit/advise/mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and publish research results via professional journals and conferences; (iii) engage in both internal and external professional service such as participation in committees and university activities, organizing conferences and workshops, and editorial and panel review. In addition, the successful candidate may participate in curriculum and course development.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field is required.


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, medicine and informatics. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.

The university boasts a student body of over 46,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Complete and Applicant Profile and upload your CV/Resume; apply to Requisition #63202.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.