Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering - U Texas

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2022 for tenure-track assistant professor positions. Candidates in the following areas of electrical and computer engineering will be considered: (i) applied AI/machine learning (ML), especially at the intersection of ML and systems, including but not limited to computer architecture and systems, embedded systems, software engineering and systems, and security and privacy; (ii) wireless communications and networks;  (iii) RF/analog integrated circuit design; and (iv) quantum devices and quantum information processing systems.  

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Texas at Austin is also committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.


Applicants should have received or expect to receive a doctoral degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or a related discipline prior to September 2022. Successful candidates are expected to mentor graduate students, teach our diverse undergraduate and graduate student populations, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and profession.  


Applications must be submitted electronically via UT Austin Interfolio.  We will begin evaluation of applications immediately and will continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. Submission of applications by November 30, 2021 is strongly encouraged.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. For tenure-track positions, at least three references who will submit original letters of reference should be included.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021