Assistant Professor – Computer Engineering and Digital Systems

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, California
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The department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in the area of Computer Engineering / Digital Systems at the rank of Assistant Professor. 

The successful candidate will teach a variety of fundamental undergraduate and graduate courses and labs in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department; participate in applied research projects, contribute to scholarly activities, publish in technical journals, student advisement, curriculum development, and assessment; serve on faculty committees and provide technical leadership to the department. Successful candidates should have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student learning, applied research, and dedication to professional development and scholarship.

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2021.  Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.


As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx, 20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian American, and 4.8% are Black/African American.  The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field with specialization in digital systems, hardware/software systems, or appropriate related specialization.
  • Demonstrated or recorded potential for teaching at college level
  • Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population  
  • Evidence of degrees required at time of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in the area of robotics, design automation, machine learning, or artificial intelligence
  • Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of a research program
  • Industrial experience
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSUN student body


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