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Faculty Position - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Brigham Young University


Location:
Provo, Utah 84604
Date:
09/28/2017
2017-09-282017-12-29
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Computer Engineering
  • Faculty
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Job Details

Brigham Young University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Faculty Position

 

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Brigham Young

University (BYU) announces an opening for a professorial

continuing-faculty-status (tenure) track position in the area of

Computer Engineering. However, applicants in all areas of Electrical

and Computer Engineering will be considered.

 

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.

 

The ACT score for the average BYU entering freshman is above the 90th

percentile nationally. BYU is also fifth on the NSF's list of

U.S. baccalaureate-origin institutions for engineering doctorate

recipients. We expect our faculty to challenge these outstanding

students to reach their potential.

 

Successful candidates will be hired at the assistant, associate, or

full professor level depending on experience. Requirements include a

doctorate in computer engineering, computer science, electrical

engineering, or closely related field and a willingness to fully

support and participate in the ideals and mission of BYU.

 

An on-line application for this position can be found at:

https://yjobs.byu.edu, job posting #64783.

 

Questions regarding the position can be directed to:

 

   Dr. Aaron Hawkins, Faculty Committee Chair

   Dept of ECEn, Brigham Young University

   459 CB

   Provo UT 84602

   ahawkins@byu.edu

 

*The position will remain open until filled.

 

** Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All

faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress

& Grooming Standards. Strong preference will be 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.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Requirements

Successful candidates will be hired at the assistant, associate, or

full professor level depending on experience. Requirements include a

doctorate in computer engineering, computer science, electrical

engineering, or closely related field and a willingness to fully

support and participate in the ideals and mission of BYU.