The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rice University currently has two tenure-track faculty positions in complimentary areas. Applicants are invited to apply to one and/or both positions:
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Circuits and Sensors
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to perform research with a focus on integrated electronic and microelectromechanical systems (analog, mixed-signal, radio-frequency, and mm-wave) with applications in sensing, imaging, medicine, healthcare, data science, and other emerging areas and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Extraordinary candidates from other areas of Computer Engineering are also welcome.
A Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related field is required, or the Ph.D. requirements must be fulfilled by November 1 of the year employment commences. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and at least three references through the ECE faculty application website:Â https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12419.
The deadline for applications is January 10, 2018. The position is expected to be available July 1, 2018.Â Additional information can be found on our website:Â https://www.ece.rice.edu.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Embedded Machine Learning
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research in Computer Engineering with a focus on hardware and embedded implementation of machine learning algorithms, with applications to one or more of sensor-based systems, security, energy, smart grids, IoT, robotics, mobile systems, cloud computing, data science, health informatics, and biomedical devices.
A Ph.D. is required, or the Ph.D. requirements must be fulfilled by November 1 of the year employment commences, and the successful applicant will be required to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and build a successful research program. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and at least three references through the ECE faculty application website:Â https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12467.
Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning December 15, 2017 through January 15, 2018. Â The position is expected to be available July 1, 2017. Â Additional information can be found on our website:Â https://www.ece.rice.edu.
About Rice University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
The department has vibrant research programs in data science, machine learning, signal processing, wireless & mobile systems, nanoengineering, and neuroengineering with great national and international visibility. Our faculty rank among the top 10 most productive in the USA in both Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering,*Â and are known for their strong collaborative relationships within the department, across disciplines at Rice, and internationally.
Based on Riceâ€™s momentum in data science, the university has recently launched a $43 million initiative inÂ Data Science. Â This commitment will enhance the work of ECE faculty; candidates for this position will have a large group of colleagues to collaborate with both at Rice and in the adjacent Texas Medical Center.
Set in the heart of Houston, Texas, Rice University is a private, comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and produces leaders who advance tomorrowâ€™s thinking. We have a strong reputation for excellence in both academics and research. Forbes has called Rice a â€śPowerhouse in both STEM and the liberal arts.â€ť^ Rice attracts a talented, diverse pool of students from around the world and provides a stimulating environment for research, teaching, and joint projects with government and industry. Â Our students and faculty have access to superb computational research facilities, both on-campus and in our networked off-campus data center. Riceâ€™s strengths in information technology complement partnerships with the Johnson Space Center (NASA), the energy industry, and the Texas Medical Center, which is the worldâ€™s largest medical complex, adjacent to the Rice campus.
Equal Opportunity Employer â€“ Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
*Based on Academic Analytics Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (FSPI) as of Nov. 2015 and AAD2014
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