Current Opportunities at UC Davis ECE

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University of California, Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Position

Position JPF03707

As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire outstanding tenure-track/tenured faculty to contribute to the campus’ excellence in teaching, research, and service, and to promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, the College of Engineering announces an open rank faculty position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional potential in research, teaching, and inclusive excellence. This open rank faculty position will commence in July 2021.

The search focus shall include candidates with depth of expertise in any of the following areas: computer system and architecture, hardware security, high performance and parallel computing, domain specific hardware, Internet of things and networking, hardware and systems for machine learning and artificial intelligence, and cyber physical systems. Candidates whose research expertise extends beyond these categories, or are in other emerging growth fields of computer engineering with the potential for high impact, will also be considered. We are searching for innovative and collaborative researchers who would seek interdisciplinary collaborations within the department and the campus, and aspire to help advance UC Davis’ strategic goal of improving access and building an inclusive community for all marginalized populations.

Successful candidates will also demonstrate an understanding of the barriers preventing full participation of members from historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education, such as (but not limited to) women, underrepresented minorities, individuals self- identifying as LGBTQIA+, veterans, individuals with disabilities, economically disadvantaged groups, first-generation, undocumented students, or students with any intersections in between. Successful candidates will help advance UC Davis’ strategic goal of improving access and building an inclusive community for all marginalized populations. Successful candidates must submit available track record of engagement and activity related to diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion as well as their plans for future engagement will be a significant part of the overall evaluation of the candidate’s qualifications for a faculty appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. or equivalent in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, is required and must have been awarded by the date of hire.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellence in research that complements or extends existing research strengths in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the potential to attract extramural funding.
  • Evidence of commitment to or strong potential for commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion for historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities, and how this commitment integrates with teaching, research, and service plans.
  • A commitment to excellence in teaching including the potential or evidence of the ability to perform well at both graduate and undergraduate levels and to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses or seminars.
  • Participation in department, college, and university service as a member of UC Davis Division of the Academic Senate is an expectation under our faculty shared governance model.
  • Appointment will be as an academic year (9-month) tenure-track or tenured Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Application Requirements:

Candidates must complete their application by no later than 11:59pm PST on 12/31/2020 to ensure full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until 3/31/2021, but applications received after the initial review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Packages should be submitted online through UC Recruit and should include the following documents: current Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Statement of Teaching Accomplishments and Philosophy, and the contact information of 3-6 individuals who will be contacted to provide a letter of reference on your behalf. Please review the full position description, which provides guidance on application requirements and recommendations to strengthen your application: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03707

We encourage applicants to explore the College's and Department’s websites: College: https://engineering.ucdavis.edu/#gsc.tab=0
Department: https://ece.ucdavis.edu/

We strongly recommend that all candidates visit our website dedicated to additional information about how application materials, including the Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will be assessed carefully by the Search Committee in the screening and review process. 

For questions regarding this process, please contact Zhi Ding (zding@ucdavis.edu) and Carole Bustamante (cabustamante@ucdavis.edu).

COVID-19: Please be aware that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, campus in-person operations have been restricted to essential personnel only. All academic and scholarly activities are being conducted remotely for the time being. As a result, interviews, seminars, and additional consultations may occur via remote platforms, including zoom, to which we will provide access.

Our Commitment
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California, Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by faculty who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our recently developed Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our new strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. The Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan. The University has taken many steps to uphold these goals and visions, which are outlined through this timeline:.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see this website: https://www.ucdavis.edu/statement-nondiscrimination/. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Search Committee Chair.

The University
Since 1908, UC Davis has been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100- plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society. Additional information about UC Davis, it’s history, rankings, dedication to student success, environmental sustainability, and academic excellence is available here. Information regarding the diversity of our student body is located here.  

UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured or security of employment positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. The campus sponsors extensive programs in support of faculty relocation and Work-Life balance, including the UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) and Capital Resource Network (CRN), services designed to support new faculty as they transition to our campus.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) are strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis -- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check.


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Institute of Transportation Studies

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Position

Position JPF03708

As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire leading research faculty with a strong/outstanding/ demonstrable/clear commitment to teaching, research and service that will promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis invite applications for a faculty position in autonomous driving and related technological areas. The opening targets candidates with outstanding credentials at all ranks and the position commences in July 2021.

The search focus shall include, but not limited to computer vision, machine learning, data science, robotics and autonomous systems in complex and uncertain environments, and cyber-physical systems. Of interest are individuals working on system-level research that addresses multiple technical aspects of autonomous vehicles, ranging from sensing/perception, mixed autonomy traffic, human-machine interaction, to decision-making and control by leveraging advancement in sensor and information technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. Cybersecurity and privacy of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) is also an area of interest. Expertise and interest in large scale simulations (for example agent-based modeling or microscopic and continuous multi-modal traffic simulations) is a plus.

We are searching for innovative and collaborative researchers who will contribute to a plurality of our department’s strong research areas as well as to the broader research initiatives of the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis). The candidate is expected to contribute towards the research and teaching mission of ITS-Davis, including creating a sustainable transportation future with electric vehicles and autonomous driving technology and participating in or leading center-planning activities. Preference will be given to those who have a solid plan and track record of working across disciplines and leading teams. The candidate is also expected to help advance UC Davis’ strategic goal of improving access and building an inclusive community for all marginalized populations.

As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional potential for or record of research, teaching, and inclusive excellence. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the barriers preventing full participation of members from historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education. The successful candidate also will have an accomplished track record or potential for (calibrated to career stage) addressing the needs of underrepresented minorities, and/or a clearly articulated vision of how their work at UC Davis will continue to contribute to the University’s mission of serving the needs of our diverse state and student population. Applicants’ track record of engagement and activity related to diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion as well as their plans for future engagement will be a significant part of the overall evaluation of the candidate’s qualifications for a faculty appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD degree or equivalent in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellence in research that complements or extends existing research strengths in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the potential to attract extramural funding.
  • Evidence of commitment to or strong potential for commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion for historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities, and how this commitment integrates with teaching, research, and service.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching. Must demonstrate potential or evidence of ability to perform well at both graduate and undergraduate levels and to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses or seminars.
  • Participation in department, college, and university service as a member of UC Davis Division of the Academic Senate is an expectation under our faculty shared governance model.
  • Appointment will be as an academic year (9-month) tenure-track or tenured Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Applicants must have been awarded a Ph.D. degree by the date of hire.

Application Requirements:

Candidates must complete their application by no later than 11:59pm PST on 12/31/2020 to ensure full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until 3/31/2021, but applications received after the initial review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Applications should be submitted online through UC Recruit and should include the following documents: current Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Statement of Teaching Accomplishments and Philosophy, Authorization for Release of Information, and the contact information of 3-6 individuals who will be contacted to provide a letter of reference on your behalf. Please review the full position description, which provides guidance on application requirements and recommendations to strengthen your application: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03708.

We encourage applicants to explore the College's and Department’s websites: College: https://engineering.ucdavis.edu/#gsc.tab=0
Department: https://ece.ucdavis.edu/

We strongly recommend that all candidates visit our website dedicated to additional information about how application materials, including the Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will be assessed carefully by the Search Committee in the screening and review process. 

For questions regarding this process, please contact Lifeng Lai (lflai@ucdavis.edu) and Carole Bustamante (cabustamante@ucdavis.edu).

COVID-19: Please be aware that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, campus in-person operations have been restricted to essential personnel only. All academic and scholarly activities are being conducted remotely for the time being. As a result, interviews, seminars, and additional consultations may occur via remote platforms, including zoom, to which we will provide access.

Our Commitment
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California, Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by faculty who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our recently developed Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our new strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. The Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan. The University has taken many steps to uphold these goals and visions, which are outlined through this timeline: https://diversity.ucdavis.edu/timeline.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see this website: https://www.ucdavis.edu/statement-nondiscrimination/. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Search Committee Chair.

The University
Since 1908, UC Davis has been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100- plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society. Additional information about UC Davis, it’s history, rankings, dedication to student success, environmental sustainability, and academic excellence is available here. Information regarding the diversity of our student body is located here.  

UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured or security of employment positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. The campus sponsors extensive programs in support of faculty relocation and Work-Life balance, including the UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) and Capital Resource Network (CRN), services designed to support new faculty as they transition to our campus.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) are strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis -- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check.


Postdoc Positions

The University of California Davis, Department of Electric and Computer Engineering (https://ece.ucdavis.edu/) and the Millimeter Wave and Plasma Diagnostics Group (https://sites.google.com/view/mmwave/home) is recruiting a full-time (100%) postdoctoral researcher to support the growth of the program and expand its research activities in the area of terahertz diagnostics applications for fusion plasmas, which will be funded by the U.S. Department of Energy beginning September 1, 2020. In particular, we are looking for an expert with strong scientific background, good communication skills, and solid experience in the area of fusion plasma physics: The position will focus on the development and application of far-infrared high-k poloidal scattering diagnostic techniques to measure the kθ-spectrum of both electron temperature gradient (ETG) and ion temperature gradient (ITG) modes on the NSTX-U tokamak at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in Princeton, New Jersey. Tasks include (1) completing, commissioning, and operating a new, dedicated scattering diagnostic on NSTX-U and (2) leading and participating in experiments in collaboration with NSTX-U researchers.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will be stationed in Princeton, New Jersey at the NSTX-U facility at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory but will be expected to make frequent trips to UC Davis to work with researchers.  The initial appointment will be for a 24-month period, with the possibility of renewal for up to an additional 36 months subject to satisfactory performance and renewal of funding.  

Other essential qualifications include an excellent track of scientific publications; excellent English-language writing skills; ability to meet deadlines, work well with minimal direction and with a team, and produce high-quality research output; good time management and record keeping. Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree in Physics or Electrical Engineering at the time of hire. Candidates with strong multidisciplinary skills covering more than one of the areas listed above are particularly encouraged to apply.

The selected candidates will join a well-established team working on research in plasma physics and laser technology at the University of California, Davis. They will work with Professor N.C.  Luhmann Jr., Dr. Yilun Zhu and other researchers in the program on projects related to address the challenges in this important field. Other duties commensurate with the researcher’s qualifications will also be assigned. There is also expected to be considerable scope for the researchers to conduct independent work, including advanced analyses of other data and preparation of papers for publication in scholarly journals, as well as to be involved in other research activities directed by Professor N.C. Luhmann, Jr. and other UC Davis colleagues. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits, including health insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, and support to a successful career in scientific research. The successful candidates will be encouraged to submit the output of their work to scientific conferences and professional meetings. Pending acceptance of the work, and funding availability, they will receive support for the attendance of these meetings.

The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of three references in a single PDF file to: lalombardo@ucdavis.edu. Please format the file name as {lastname_initials}_3RFM_postdoc2019.pdf and include “Postdoc Search” in the subject line of the e-mail. Screening of applications will begin immediately, and recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Interviews with applicants will be scheduled via phone or videoconference.


University of California Davis ASEEC laboratory (https://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/~hhomayou/goal.html) and National Science Foundation Center for Hardware Security (NSF CHEST) (https://nsfchest.org/) is recruiting up to two talented postdoctoral researchers to support the growth of the program and expand its research activities in the area of applied machine learning and hardware security. In particular, we are looking for two experts with strong scientific background, good communication skills, and solid experience in one of the following areas:

1. Computer System Security

The successful candidate will perform research in the area of hardware security, computer architecture security, IoT security, and system cybersecurity.

2. Applied Machine Learning

The successful candidate will perform research in the area of applied machine learning. Some of the topics of interests are graph analytics, graph neural network, adversarial machine learning, and machine learning privacy, deep learning, reinforcement learning, and machine learning computational complexity.

Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering at the time of hire. Candidates with strong multidisciplinary skills covering more than one of the areas listed above are particularly encouraged to apply. Extremely well-qualified candidates with slightly different qualifications and/or research focus might be also considered under special circumstances.

Other essential qualifications include an excellent track of scientific publications; excellent English-language writing skills; ability to meet deadlines, work well with minimal direction and with a team, and produce high-quality research outputs; good time management and recordkeeping. Desirable qualifications include solid presentation skills and experience with fundraising and maintaining rapport with funding agencies.

The selected candidates will join a growing team working on research on future computer security and machine learning at University of California, Davis. They will work with Dr. Houman Homayoun and other researchers in the program at projects related to address the challenges in this important filed. Other duties commensurate with the researcher’s qualifications will also be assigned. There is also expected to be considerable scope for the researchers to conduct independent work, including advanced analyses of other data and preparation of papers for publication in scholarly journals, as well as to be involved in other research activities directed by Dr. Homayoun and other UC Davis colleagues.

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The deadline to submit application is May 25. Interviews with applicants will be scheduled via phone or videoconference.

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits, including health insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, and support to a successful career in scientific research. The successful candidates will be encouraged to submit the output of their work to scientific conferences and professional meetings. Pending acceptance of the work, and funding availability, they will receive support for the attendance of these meetings.

The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of three references in a single PDF file to: hhomayoun@ucdavis.edu

Please format the file name as {last name, initials}_3RFM_postdoc2019.pdf and include “Postdoc Search” in the subject line of the e-mail.

3. National Science Foundation CHEST Center (https://nsfchest.org/)

Center Mission

The mission of the CHEST Center is to address the research challenges that industry faces in the design, protection, and resilience of hardware from the security vulnerabilities associated with electronic hardware and embedded systems and develop the much needed workforce for government and industry.

Center Overview

The CHEST Center is funded by a combination of National Science Foundation grants and memberships by industry and non-profit institutions, and CHEST coordinates university-based research with partner needs to advance knowledge of security, assurance, and trust for electronic hardware and embedded systems.

CHEST areas of interest include identification, detection, monitoring, mitigation, and elimination of vulnerabilities that affect hardware and embedded systems. More specifically, CHEST covers all levels of hardware and embedded systems design: system, architectural, board, microprocessor, embedded system, application specific integrated circuit (ASIC), field programmable gate array (FPGA), and other circuits. Threats to hardware and embedded devices cover a broad range of attack vectors with the integration of design, manufacturing, supply chains, operations, and complex assemblies of hardware, software, and firmware. Vulnerabilities can be introduced at any hardware design level and any stage of the product lifecycle. The NSF CHEST Center addresses security, assurance, and trust across all levels and stages. The Center is inventing and disseminating technologies, practices, and guidelines to stakeholders and educating a next generation of experts.

Areas of research include: hardware assurance, counterfeit detection, integrated circuit authentication, anti-reverse engineering and anti-tampering, secure communication protocols, formal verification, secure processor architectures, vulnerability analysis, infrastructure safety and resilience, and secure systems engineering.


Open Project Scientist Position

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for one or more Project Scientist positions. We aim to recruit an outstanding individual with the appropriate background and/or experience capable of interacting with our many collaborators and working without supervision. Candidates should have a PhD in engineering, the physical sciences, or related field. A broad range of skills in plasma physics, microwave vacuum electronics, and millimeter wave techniques/instrumentation, good interpersonal and organization skills, and strong communication (oral and written) skills are required. Candidates should have 1-3 years of post-PhD experience.

The position is funded by multiple extramural grants addressing topics related to fusion plasma physics, millimeter wave and near-THz vacuum electron beam sources, passive radiometric and active radar reflectometric millimetric imaging, and millimeter wave instrument development It is anticipated that approximately 70-90% of the time will be spent designing and implementing original research experiments, assisting in the creation of new grant applications, and writing original manuscripts. The remaining 10-30% of the time will be devoted to the organization and management of the lab, which will include participation in the daily activities of the lab including maintenance of equipment, and training of other researchers (e.g., graduate students) in the scientific method as well as millimeter wave instrumentation  techniques (e.g., network analysis). Renewal of the contract will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance.

Required materials include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for 3-5 letters ofreference. Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02934)

The deadline for full consideration is July 15, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The UC Davis College of Engineering is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Postdoctoral Scholar Position

DESCRIPTION:
The UC Davis TETRAPODS Institute of Data Science (UCD4IDS) funded by the NSF HDR-TRIPODS grant, is soliciting applications for a full-time UCD4IDS research postdoc position starting July 1, 2020 for joint appointment in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) and Department of Computer Science (CS). UCD4IDS seek applicants who demonstrate promise and the capability of developing cutting edge computational, mathematical, and/or statistical methodology pertaining to modern areas of data science that involve large and complex data, as well as effective teaching skills. In particular, those candidates whose research interests are in the following three broad themes of the Institute are strongly encouraged to apply:

1) Fundamentals of machine learning directed toward biological and medical applications;

2) Optimization theory and algorithms for machine learning including numerical solvers for large-scale nontrivial learning problems; and

3) High-dimensional data analysis on graphs and networks.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants are required to have completed their Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or related fields, by the time of their appointment, but no earlier than July 1, 2018. The starting annual salary is $50,760 and may be adjusted according to experience level and estimated salary increase for 2020. Supplemental salary is available through teaching positions in either ECE or CS departments, and the exact amount depends on the teaching load. Appointment is renewable for a total of up to two years, upon demonstration of satisfactory performance in research.   HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for three references to: cabustamante@ucdavis.edu 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by January 31, 2020. The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.


Unit 18 Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering

DESCRIPTION:
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

The department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering. The department educates students in the fundamental science and engineering principles relevant to electrical and computer skills needed to solve the complex technological problems of modern society. The program trains students in the experimental and computational skills for a professional career, graduate study and advanced research in ECE. The duties will include (but are not limited to) teaching or co-teaching a course including: lecturing, holding office hours, grading and administering exams and coursework, managing and mentoring graders and teaching assistants, course preparation, holding discussion or lab sections and additional duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must minimally have a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in in electrical or computer science and engineering or a closely related field at time of application. Additional qualifications: A PhD or equivalent in electrical & computer science and engineering or a closely related field is required by the start of service.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience at the college or university level is preferred. Starting salary will be commensurate with degrees currently held, past teaching experience and equity within the department.

Positions are typically part-time. Instructors teaching a course with three hours of lecture per week will normally be appointed at 33% time during the quarter; exact percentages depend on contact hours and other assigned duties. Lecturers hired to teach during the Fall quarter are employed from October through December, Winter quarter are employed from January through March and Spring quarter from April through June. This pool will remain open through December 31, 2020 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for Fall quarter are usually reviewed in August/September, Winter quarter in November/December and spring quarter in February/March.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Please apply at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03288

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