Faculty Openings

Living and Working in Austin

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.

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 Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2020. Candidates in any area of electrical and computer engineering will be considered. 

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is also 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 2020. Successful candidates are expected to mentor graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

Application Instructions:

All applications must be submitted electronically at https://apps.ece.utexas.edu/apply.  We will begin evaluation of applications immediately and will continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. Earlier submission by November 15, 2019 is strongly encouraged.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching philosophy, and a statement describing their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. At least three references who will submit original letters of reference should be included.

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.

Deadline:
January 20, 2020

The Robotics Consortium at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Robotics will be considered.
     
Tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant area at the time of employment.  Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, and to supervise students in research. The University is fully committed to building a diverse faculty and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.
     
The current robotics faculty includes representatives from several departments who work to advance fundamental scientific and engineering knowledge, as well as on numerous applications including social, rehabilitation, vehicles, drilling, manufacturing, space, nuclear, and defense.  Full detail on our program are available at http://robotics.utexas.edu.  The group is scheduled to begin occupying space in a custom-renovated historic building at the center of campus starting in the spring of 2020. Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research and teaching interests, 4) statement summarizing past contributions to and future plans for promoting diversity, and 5) list of at least three references.
     
To be considered for a position, please apply to one or more of the following four departments:
     
  - Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics:  http://www.ae.utexas.edu/faculty-openings
  - Computer Science:  https://www.cs.utexas.edu/faculty/recruiting
  - Electrical and Computer Engineering: https://www.ece.utexas.edu/faculty/openings
  - Mechanical Engineering: http://www.me.utexas.edu/faculty/faculty-openings
     
In addition, to ensure that your application is connected with the robotics search, please send your cover letter and CV to
     
 faculty_jobs_robotics@utlists.utexas.edu
     
Complete applications to any of the above departments that meet the corresponding deadline will be considered.  Robotics applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for full consideration.

Deadline:
December 13, 2019

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2020, including at least one endowed chair position. Candidates in any area of electrical and computer engineering will be considered. Senior candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership.

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is also 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 2020. Successful candidates are expected to mentor graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

Application Instructions:

All applications must be submitted electronically at https://apps.ece.utexas.edu/apply.  We will begin evaluation of applications immediately and will continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. Earlier submission by November 15, 2019 is strongly encouraged.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching philosophy, and a statement describing their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.  Applications should include a minimum of five references who will submit original letters of reference directly to the website. 

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.

Deadline:
January 20, 2020

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of smart homes and smart health. Specifically, we seek an engineer or scientist who views smart homes as hosts for intelligent agents that can monitor and understand health, environment, and behavior. Potential research areas include activity recognition, the Internet of Things, cyber-physical-human systems, mobile and wearable computing, infrastructure-mediated sensing, and novel sensing methods. Research experience in deploying such technologies and approaches in real-world settings while following human-centered computing practices is highly desirable.

The successful candidate for this position will be joining the UT Austin faculty as part of the Cluster and Interdisciplinary Hiring Initiative. This initiative is designed to supplement departmentally-based hiring practices and norms and extend collaborative research and scholarship. This new initiative is authorizing up to 40 new faculty hires whose interdisciplinary areas of knowledge cross the boundaries of existing academic departments. The selected candidate will be expected to actively participate as a core member of Whole Communities—Whole Health. Contributions to the cluster will be an important facet of the faculty member’s annual performance evaluations and consideration for promotion/tenure. Whole Communities—Whole Health initiative is also one of UT Austin’s Bridging Barriers research grand challenges. As a highly interdisciplinary effort, Whole Communities--Whole Health is applying cutting edge research related to smart health and smart homes to children and families in underserved communities.

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is also 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 engineering, computing, or science prior to September 2020. Applicants should also have research experience or future directions related to smart homes and/or smart health. The position is open-rank, and candidates of all faculty levels (assistant to full professor) are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to teach a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population, develop a sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and profession.

All applications must be submitted electronically at apps.ece.utexas.edu/apply

Interested persons should submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) a current curriculum vita; (3) a statement of research interests and accomplishments; (4) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) a statement describing a commitment to promoting diverse and inclusive ideas and environments.  For tenured positions, applications should include a minimum of five references who will submit original letters directly to the website. For tenure-track faculty positions (assistant professor level), applications should include names of at least three references.

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.

Deadline:
January 20, 2020

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is looking for applicants to fill two or more positions to teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate Electrical and Computer engineering curriculum. A PhD in engineering or a related field is required, but exceptions can be made for applicants with a Master's degree and pertinent expertise and work experience. Previous teaching and/or training experience is preferred. Industry work experience is considered an advantage. Applicants are desired with expertise and desire to teach in one or more of the following topics: technical/engineering communications (written and oral) and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Full and part time positions are available, contingent upon student enrollment and the availability of funding, and are not available every year. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance.