The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. The successful candidate is expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program, as well as be strongly committed to student success both at graduate and undergraduate levels.

Areas of particular interest are:

  • Data Science; Machine Learning and Big Data; Autonomous Systems; Network Computing.
  • Cybersecurity; Hardware Reliability and Resilience; Embedded Computing; Non-von Neumann Computing.
  • Sensor Systems; Ultra-Low Power Circuits and Systems; Cyber-Physical Systems; Complex Systems; Internet of Things.

However, exceptional candidates in all areas of ECE will be considered; priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization. Interdisciplinary work that relates to non-engineering sciences and cross-disciplinary research are highly sought after.

A Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is required, with the degree requirements completed before the date of appointment.  Applications should be submitted online at, and should include: (1) a letter of application indicating the area(s) of expertise and candidate’s qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information of at least three references, (4) separate one-page statements outlining future teaching and research plans, (5) diversity statement. For full consideration, applications must be received by January 8, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is the largest institution of higher education in the area serving one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies. It is an excellent place for multidisciplinary research, with opportunities to work with the largest medical school in the country and with experts in health sciences, social sciences, urban planning, and business.

UIC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. UIC is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.