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Open Rank, Tenure-Track Faculty (FTE) -- Electrical Engineering

University of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina 29208
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The College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina is in the process of expanding its tenured and tenure-track faculty members. As part of this growth, the Department of Electrical Engineering seeks dynamic new tenured and tenure-track faculty members (at all ranks) for Fall 2018. We also desire candidates whose expertise aligns with vital cross-cutting initiatives identified by the College.

For details on these initiatives, please visit:

In alignment with these initiatives, research themes of particular interest to the Department are those related to:

• Energy & Water [ac & dc microgrids, smart grids, power electronics, wide- and ultra-wide bandgap materials & devices]

• Smart & Agile Manufacturing [safety critical & fail-safe systems, self-healing systems, industrial dc microgrids]

• Smart & Connected Communities [Wireless systems, 5G cellular, terahertz technologies, mm-wave high power amplifiers, device-to-device wireless, sensors, digital signal processing, air traffic management navigation & surveillance, massive MIMO and multi-antenna systems, Internet of Things]

To build on our existing nationally-recognized programs, research areas of interest include photonics & micro- or nano-electronics, power electronics & energy systems, wireless communications, and safety critical systems.

The Department also supports the Biomedical Engineering program, and prospective faculty with expertise in this area may apply via:

Multiple positions are available.

Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. Expected start date is August 16, 2018. Interested applicants will apply at with:  (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a teaching plan, and (5) names & contact information of 3-5 references.

Questions about the departmental search may be directed to:

Department of Electrical Engineering 
Nat Paterson, Assistant to the Department Chair (803) 609-6678

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or a closely-related field, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and an outstanding capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will be expected to develop internationally-recognized, externally-funded research programs that complement existing departmental strengths.