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Assistant or Associate Professor - AI & Machine Learning - (FAC003187)



The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) and L arge-scale Machine Learning (ML) at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will be appointed at the Assistant (Tenure-track), or Associate Professor (Tenure-eligible) ranks, with a joint appointment in Computer Science . The rank of the appointment will be based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2024.

UH is a Carnegie Tier One public research university that is located on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center. The university has embarked on an exciting period of research growth, a rising reputation, and committed leadership. The ECE department stretches across 3 campuses, one in Houston (central), one in Katy, TX, and one in Dalian (China). Our central campus is home to 37 tenure-track faculty, 4 full-time research faculty, and 4 instructional faculty, with 3 NAE members, 3 NAI Fellows, 8 IEEE Fellows, 3 AIMBE Fellows, 2 SAE Fellows, 2 FRSC(UK), and Fellows of OSA, APS, AAAS, ECS, SPIE, AAAS, among other distinctions. The department is home to multiple NSF Centers, Industry/University consortia, and a nanofabrication facility. The university has a well-developed faculty-centered ecosystem for translational research and commercialization of technologies.

UH is l ocated in Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States. Houston is an international and multicultural city, with world-class restaurants, theaters, museums, and major sports teams. It offers affordable housing and a low cost of living. The university is close to the Texas Medical Center, the largest in the world, a large industrial base, and NASA.

The university is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Pre-application inquiries are welcome; send your inquiry to Dr. Badri Roysam at broysam@uh.edu .

Should your listed references be contacted, they will be asked to submit a letter of reference.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or other relevant scientific field at the time of application.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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