Professor (All Ranks) Next Generation of Communications Systems, Circuits, and Processors

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287
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The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineeringat Arizona State University(ASU) and School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering seek applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the areas of next generation of communication system, circuits, and processors including algorithms, system design, circuits, processors, ASIC, analog/digital IC, RFIC, millimeter wave, THZ, and related area. The focus areas will be in 5-6G and beyond transceivers, sensors, satellite communications , defense, and related areas. The School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, one of the seven Fulton Schools, has a strong program in communication systems, networks, RFIC, THz, mmWave and digital systems (Learn more at We seek applicants who complement our abilities in these areas to solve grand challenges as part of a community of experts.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our academic programs, promote transdisciplinary teaching and research, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, valuing entrepreneurship and conducting use-inspired research. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses, advise both undergraduate and graduate student research and projects and undertake service activities. 

This search is part of ASU’s engagement with Arizona’s New Economy Initiative (NEI), a bold effort to ensure that Arizona leads the new economy that will rely on engineering, computing and technology to drive sustainable growth, resilience and opportunities for all. NEI investments in the Fulton Schools of Engineering will grow our world class faculty to accelerate research outcomes and to broaden student access to our programs; will establish Science and Technology Centers to foster the growth of new economy Industries; and will expand experiential learning and workforce training opportunities.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professorrank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2022. Although the tenure home may be in any of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering is currently the most involved in the interest of this research.


Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate degree in electrical or computer engineering, or related discipline by the time of appointment
  • Evidence of excellence in research, and publications as appropriate to the candidate’s rank; and
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching
  • record of acquiring external funding, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Record of impactful publications in top-tier journals/conferences, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Commitment to mentoring students and delivering courses in multiple technology-enhanced formats, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Commitment to curriculum development and innovative pedagogy; and a demonstrated appreciation for entrepreneurial activities, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Application Instructions

Application deadline isJanuary 14, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position.  Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

  •  Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement describing research interests (two pages maximum)
  • Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
  • Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging*
  • Contact information for three references

*         The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Sayfe Kiaei via email at


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Professor (All Ranks) Next Generation of Communications Systems, Circuits, and Processors

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85287

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