Faculty Job Opening
Job Title: Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty
Job Classification: CFS Professional
Desired Start Date: 01/01/2022
Posting Closed Date: 04/30/2021
Required Degree : A doctorate in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or closely related field.
Required degree must be completed by the start date.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Brigham Young University announces that it has an opening for a continuing-faculty-status professorial track position in the area of Computer Engineering. The department is seeking outstanding faculty candidates who will challenge an exceptional student body through teaching, mentoring, and excellent research, and a willingness to fully support and participate in the ideals and mission of BYU..
Areas of interest include but are not limited to: Computer Systems (including architecture, IoT and embedded/real-time systems, networking, security, software, compilers, O/S, parallel systems, etc.), Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Data Science, Distributed Systems, and Digital Systems Design (FPGA and/or VLSI).
The department has state-of-the-art facilities in computing and supercomputing, autonomous vehicles and computer vision, control systems, optics, and microelectronic fabrication. Excellent research programs exist in the department in the areas of FPGA-based computing, high-performance embedded systems, autonomous vehicles and control, robotics and computer vision, high-speed low-power electronics, digital communications systems, signal processing, biomedical imaging, optics, and microfluidics. Successful candidates will be expected to strengthen undergraduate and graduate education and to develop an outstanding research program to complement existing research or develop new research areas.
BYU students come from all 50 states in the U.S. and the National Survey of Student Engagement placed BYU in the 93rd percentile for level of academic challenge, 91st percentile in fostering active and collaborative learning, and 99th percentile in providing a supportive campus environment. The ACT score for the average entering freshman is above the 90th percentile nationally. BYU is also fifth on the list of U.S. baccalaureate-origin institutions for engineering doctorate recipients. Our students have an exceptional amount of experience in leadership and global settings (the vast majority of graduating seniors speak a second language and/or have lived in a foreign country for over a year), making them well poised to become global leaders. We expect our faculty to challenge these outstanding students to reach their potential.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to:
Dr. Brent Nelson, Faculty Search Committee Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602
Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Document(s) required at the time of application - Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and research plan, and a statement of teaching interests
Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.