Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - UMD Electrical Engineering

Duluth, Minnesota 55812
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The Department of Electrical Engineering in the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that will begin on August 22, 2022. This is a full time, 9 month position. The successful candidate will establish an independent and/or collaborative, externally funded research program, which includes mentorship of undergraduates and graduate students. They will have teaching and/or research experience in one of the areas of embedded systems, multicore/multiprocessor systems, and artificial intelligence systems. The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities in FPGA, SoC, or IoT (hardware and software). They will also contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring, while supporting diversity and inclusion and a commitment to justice. Service to the Department, College, and University is also expected. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field by July 1, 2022. Teaching experience in higher education is preferred. Please see for more information. 

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ( In addition to the BSEE and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, the Department is home to minors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Energy Engineering. The Department is known for its close faculty-student interactions. The Department provides hands-on laboratory learning experiences and multidisciplinary senior design project opportunities for students.

The Department of Electrical Engineering is especially interested in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. The University of Minnesota Duluth values of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to achieving excellence. We strongly encourage women, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, Black, Latinx, Asian American, Hawaiian/Island Pacific, mixed race, and disabled scholars to apply. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives and intercultural understanding with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. 

We recognize that excellence in teaching and research form the basis for any successful candidate. To that end, we are implementing an anonymized search process. See for a description of the application steps. Applications must include four documents: an anonymized research and teaching statement; a statement that demonstrates a commitment to justice, equity, inclusion, and a diverse student population; a curriculum vita; and a list of four professional references. Please direct questions about this position to Shey Peterson ( Review of complete applications will start October 27, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota Duluth campus is part of the University of Minnesota public university system and is the second largest research university within the U of M system. UMD is a comprehensive university of about 11,000 students located along the shores of Lake Superior. The Duluth campus is affiliated with the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and School of Medicine, and is home to the Natural Resources Research Institute, the Large Lakes Observatory, and the Advanced Materials Center. Duluth is also the site of a major US EPA Research Laboratory.  

UMD is committed to supporting our colleagues. The University of Minnesota has a robust policy with respect to opportunity hires for partners. Parental leaves and on-campus child care are also available. The Swenson College has a mentoring program to facilitate professional success. Swenson College Howard Higholt Professorships are also available to support outstanding tenure-track faculty who are committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable institution.


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