University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering in Colorado Springs, Colorado

TheDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)at theUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek an early career faculty member in communication systems and wireless networking starting fall semester 2019.

The position will cover graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of circuits and systems, signal processing, and communication systems. Specific courses include ECE2610: Signals and Systems, ECE 2205/3205: Circuits and Systems I and II, ECE 3610: Engineering Probability and Statistics, ECE 4670: Communication Systems Laboratory, ECE 4625(5625)/4630(5630) Communication Systems I and II, and ECE5685: Wireless Networking. In addition, new courses may be developed. The position will also introduce new courses depending on curriculum requirements.

Applicants will be evaluated based on their research record with emphasis on the potential for attracting external research funding, as well as the ability to interface their research with the department’s existing strengths in microelectronic circuits, VLSI design, computers, communications/signal processing, and controls. The department is interested in candidates with a strong commitment to pursuing externally funded research and teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applications submitted by October 31, 2018 will receive full consideration.

The 9-month salary range for this position is $82,000-86,000 (USD, firm), depending on qualifications.

The ECE Department at UCCS is relatively small in size; thus all tenure-track faculty in the department are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate classes while simultaneously developing an individual program of research. Considerable flexibility exists in the choice of research focus so long as areas align with Department strengths. TheCollege of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCSoffers degrees at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. The Microelectronics Research Laboratory (MRL) of the ECE Department has a well equipped 4000 sq. ft. class-100 clean room, with device processing and characterization facilities. The Microwave Measurements Laboratory is able to test EMI from high-power circuits. The High-Capacity Battery Research Laboratory has facilities to test and characterize cells, modules, and battery packs for hybrid and electric vehicles. The undergraduate communications laboratory has recently been upgraded with new 6.5 GHz FieldFox spectrum/network analyzers and waveform generators to augment the wideband digital oscilloscopes.

The ECE department has 12 full-time faculty. Visit for more information.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,500 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked asone of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Reportand has earned recognition as one of the“Great Colleges to Work For” in 2018 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 450K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked byU.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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Minimum Qualifications:

1) A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field; conferred by date of appointment

2) Specific expertise in communication systems and wireless networks

Desired Qualifications:

1) Postdoctoral and/or industrial experience.

2) Strong publication/funding record and experience.

3) Development and implementation of wireless networking systems, such as testbeds.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Title: Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Location: Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 14762