The Department of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the Junior (Assistant Professor) or Senior (Associate and Full Professor) level. Preferred candidates should have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. The position is expected to commence August 2023. Qualified candidates should have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and publications, the strong potential for sustaining an externally funded research program, and a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates for senior ranks at the Associate/Full Professor level must have demonstrated exceptional capabilities in externally funded research, instruction, and mentoring of students. Successful applicants are expected to conduct research and teach in areas across the electrical engineering discipline with a preference on the following areas: 1) Next generation communications including but not limited to 6G wireless or quantum communications, 2) Analog, digital, mixed-signal, RF, and photonic IC design including but not limited to emerging areas such as quantum computing and integrated circuits for 2D/3D integration.
The Department of Electrical Engineering at USF has 25 tenure-track/tenured track faculty members and 2 instructors hailing from some of the finest institutions in the country. Among these faculty we have NSF CAREER Award winners, Fellows of the IEEE, AAAS, AIMBE, and Distinguished University Professors. Many serve in national leadership roles in technical societies, such as the IEEE, and have industry experience to complement their academic backgrounds. This diversity in our faculty enriches the learning experiences of our students. The Department of Electrical Engineering offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees and serves approximately 700 undergraduate students, 160 M.S., students and 90 Ph.D. students. The department has substantial and growing collaborations with CyberFlorida, the Institute of Applied Engineering, and Moffitt Cancer Center. Our faculty are active in research areas spanning machine learning applications in IoT, speech, computer vision and more, wireless communications, nano/microfabrication, RF MEMS and IC’s, radar, wireless and microwave systems, renewable energy source integration and smart grid automation, cybersecurity, data analytics, systems and control theory, robotics, electronic materials for sensors and energy applications, and more. Total research expenditures for 2020-2021 was $5.7 million.
Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked #57 among public institutions (#92 overall) by U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 engineering graduate school rankings. The college serves more than 6,600 students, offering eleven bachelor’s programs, nine ABET-accredited, as well as 15 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. The College is actively engaged in local and global research activities with $41 million in research expenditures for the fiscal year 2020-2021. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, RF/microwave/communications, biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and transportation.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. For nearly two decades, USF has been a leader in fostering increased access for individuals from groups historically unrepresented in engineering. Learn more at www.usf.edu.
An application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements describing research and teaching experience and goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references (one of which must be the current immediate supervisor of the applicant). In your statements, please share your understanding of diversity and how you have been effective at promoting inclusive excellence among diverse populations either in teaching or research. Applicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to: https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers. For consideration, please apply to the appropriate position level (Assistant Professor, search Job ID#32342 Associate Professor, search Job ID#32343, Full Professor, search Job ID#32344). Applications will be considered starting immediately.
USF celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in alignment with our Principles of Community. We believe our future success as an institution requires that we attract and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All job decisions at USF are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Dual career couples with questions about opportunities are encouraged to contact the Department chair. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, the EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least five working days in advance.