Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering – (2 Positions)

University of Rhode Island
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
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Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in Electrical Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2020. We are seeking candidates in Electrical Engineering with expertise in the broad area of signal processing and/or electronics. This includes, but is not limited to the following: (1) signal processing position: signal processing for machine learning, audio, image and video signal processing, statistical inference (Detection and Estimation Theory), biological/neural signal processing, sensor array signal processing, and signal processing for communications; (2) electronics position: power electronics (power management integrated circuits, power converters design, smart grids), RFIC, mixed analog/digital design, and VLSI. A doctorate in Electrical Engineering, or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.

Our new (opened Sept. 2019) 180,000+ square foot engineering building provides an excellent environment for interdisciplinary research collaborations. The department has 22 full-time faculty. Current significant research areas within Electrical Engineering include machine learning, cyber-physical security, instrumentation, robotics, VLSI design, detection and estimation theory, high performance computer architectures, parallel and distributed computing.

The University of Rhode Island is a medium-sized public university located near the southeastern end of the state situated in picturesque New England. The main campus is located in Kingston, an established, family-friendly, small community only five miles from the Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Rhode Island’s proximity to the ocean moderates its weather compared to other New England states. The region offers excellent outdoor recreational activities, a good public school system, and ready access by car or public transportation to Providence, Boston, New Haven, and New York City metropolitan areas and airports.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00183). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter (specify your interested position: signal processing or electronics), as one complete pdf doc, (#2) A curriculum vitae, which should include the full contact information of at least three professional references (as one complete pdf doc), (#3) Research statement – a narrative (limited to two pages) describing your research and how it relates to the required qualifications (as one complete pdf doc), and (#4) Teaching statement – a narrative (limited to one page) describing your teaching background, philosophy, and preferences, including existing courses in our department that you could teach and new courses you might develop (as one complete pdf doc).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by February 15, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (February 15, 2020) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.


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Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering – (2 Positions)

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Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

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