Faculty Openings

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Applications must be submitted online. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current vita, statement of research, teaching philosophy, and include a minimum of three references for tenure-track positions and five references for senior or chair positions who will submit original letters of reference directly to the website.

For Chair positions, applications will be considered until the positions are filled. For tenure-track positions, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2017 to ensure fullest consideration. Earlier submission is strongly encouraged.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Texas Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering currently has openings for the following positions:



The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the Silicon Laboratories Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering in mixed-signal/analog design, CMOS sensors and related areas. Candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship, and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership. The successful applicant will be expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate classes, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty and be involved in service to the university and profession. This appointment offers outstanding scope for the appointee's individual and collaborative research talents and provides an opportunity for leadership in developing sponsored research programs in mixed-signal/analog design. Applicants for this tenured position should have an earned PhD in electrical engineering or a related discipline.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the Dula D. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering, with preference given to nanoscale technology, science and manufacturing, for applications in energy, cloud and mobile computing, biology, health care, integrated man-machine interfaces, or related areas.  Candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship, and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership.  The successful applicant will be expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate classes, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty and be involved in service to the university and profession.  This appointment offers outstanding scope for the appointee's individual and collaborative research talents and provides an opportunity for leadership in developing sponsored research programs.  Applicants for this tenured position should have an earned PhD in electrical engineering or a related discipline.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2017, including several endowed chair positions. Exceptional candidates in any area of electrical and computer engineering will be considered. Senior candidates should have an internationally recognized record of sponsored research and scholarship, and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership.  We especially encourage applicants whose research interests impact energy, cloud and mobile computing, health care and informatics, synthetic and systems biology, cyberphysical systems and security and, man-machine symbiosis. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.

Applicants should have received or expect to receive a doctoral degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related discipline prior to September 2017. Successful candidates are expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the Motorola Regents Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with preference given to energy, cloud and mobile computing, biology, health care, integrated man-machine interfaces, or related areas.  Candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship, and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership.  The successful applicant will be expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate classes, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty and be involved in service to the university and profession.  This appointment offers outstanding scope for the appointee's individual and collaborative research talents and provides an opportunity for leadership in developing sponsored research programs.  Applicants for this tenured position should have an earned PhD in electrical engineering or a related discipline.