Open-Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Department of Electrical Engineering

University of South Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Electrical Engineering in the College of Engineering invites applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the Senior (Associate and Full Professor) or Junior (Assistant Professor) level. Preferred candidates should have completed or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. The positions are expected to commence August 2022. 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 topics: 1) radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) and systems, analog and mixed-signal RFIC designs and/or RF interfaces in advanced silicon and related emerging technologies, specifically in the areas of CMOS and SiGe RFIC design with targeted applications in millimeter-wave and/or terahertz (THz) wireless communications; 2) next-generation wireless communication and/or radar systems, with a particular focus on the innovative hardware/software implementation and emerging technology in machine learning and artificial intelligence, quantum photonics for communications, sensing, and computing. Successful candidates must be committed to the academic success of students, value and encourage diversity, and support collaborations with areas of excellence, such as the Center for Wireless and Microwave Information Systems (WAMI) recognized internationally for its mission to offer integrated research and education programs in wireless and microwave technology, across the college and university, and beyond.

The Department of Electrical Engineering at USF has 27 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. Some have also founded spin-off companies based on their research. 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, 150 M.S., students and 100 Ph.D. students.

USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity, a distinction attained by only 2.5% of all post-secondary institutions. In 2016, the USF System secured nearly $460 million in contracts and grants and was ranked 41st by the National Science Foundation in the U.S. for total research expenditures during the 2016-2017 academic year. The USF System ranks 5th in the nation among public universities and 11th world-wide for granted U.S. patents among all universities according to the Intellectual Property Owners Association/NAI (2016).

Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked #61 among public institutions (#98 overall) by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 engineering graduate school rankings. The college serves more than 6,000 students, offering eleven bachelor’s programs, seven ABET-accredited, as well as 12 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. The College is actively engaged in local and global research activities with $34.1million in research expenditures for the fiscal year 2019-2020. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. 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. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at

Applicants must electronically submit the application packet to the following website: For consideration, please apply to the appropriate position level (Assistant Professor, search Job ID#28474, Associate Professor, search Job ID#28472, Full Professor, search Job ID#28470). Applicants must submit a detailed resume, statement of vision for research and teaching activities, other relevant information as deemed appropriate, and names and addresses of at least three references. The review process for the position above will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Kristen Brandt,, (813) 974-6293 for questions.

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.

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