The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor in the broad field of smart systems. Smart systems refer to automated processes or devices that encompass sensing, actuation, and communication, and that are able to adaptively adjust their behavior based on their current operating environment. More specifically, candidates with expertise in the fields of communications, signal processing, information theory, control theory, or networking, whose specialty can be considered to belong to this broad field are sought. Qualified applicants who will have received their Ph.D. degree by September 2014 should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, up to three key publications, statements of research and teaching, and the names of three to five references via the URL https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02208.
Screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2014.
One of the youngest University of California (UC) campuses, UC Irvine is ranked the first in the United States and the fifth in the world among universities less than 50 years old, according to the Times Higher Education survey. Compensation is competitive with the nation's finest universities, and includes priority access to on-campus for-sale faculty housing. UC Irvine is located 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. The area offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
UC Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and encourages applications from women, minorities, and other under-represented groups. UC Irvine is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF Advance Award for gender equity.