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Dept. of Electrical Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
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Assistant Professor, position number 0082957, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), Department of Electrical Engineering, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, pending position clearance and availability of funds. To begin approximately August 1, 2018 or soon thereafter.

UHM, a Carnegie R1 research university, is a top-50 public university dedicated to
providing world-class teaching, research, and service. Collaboration, funding opportunities, resources, and research exposure may be found through the department’s involvement and affiliation with the $25 million NSF Center for Science of Information, whose core agenda includes big data, information theory, and machine learning; Ike Wai, a $20 million NSF EPSCOR project for bio/nano sensing; the $5 million NSF CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program; the NSA National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research; and the Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability group. Further information is available at

We are seeking candidates with a strong research record in statistical learning, big data, and related areas. We are particularly interested in research that includes interdisciplinary applications in existing areas of strength at UHM: energy, life sciences, computer privacy and security, optimization and control, signal processing, and information theory. However, exceptional candidates in all areas are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Duties: Teach and develop courses in electrical and/or computer engineering, develop an extramurally funded research program, publish outstanding work in leading scholarly journals, supervise graduate students, and provide department, college, and university service. 

Minimum qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, with a strong research track record. All-But-Dissertation cases will be considered but dissertation must be filed before start of employment. 
For complete duties and qualifications, and application instructions, refer to .

Continuous recruitment: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.