Faculty recruitment in Mobile and Pervasive Computing

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Department of Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a position in Mobile and Pervasive Computing at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should be able to contribute to research and teaching (including classroom and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students) in areas relevant to mobile and pervasive computing and networking, mixed-signal systems, and cyber-physical systems as well as to provide service to the campus and their profession. We have a preference for candidates with expertise in mobile devices, embedded sensors and mixed signal systems, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Possible related areas of research and teaching might include: wireless networking, visual computing, low-power design, augmented reality, embedded sensors, and natural user interface.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the general area of Computer Engineering; nurture a research group; and provide service to the Computer Engineering Department, the Baskin School of Engineering, and UCSC at large. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or service.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field expected to be conferred by June 30, 2016; demonstrated record in research and teaching in higher education.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2016, with academic year beginning Fall 2016. Degree must be conferred by June 30, 2017 for employment beyond that date.

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