The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over a five year period. As part of this initiative, the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions at all levels. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related area. The department seeks individuals with exceptional promise for, or proven record of, research achievement, who will take a position of international leadership in defining their field of study, and excel in undergraduate and graduate education. Leadership in cross-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary collaborations is of particular interest. We are interested in candidates in all areas that enhance our research strengths in:
Nanodevices and nanosystems (nanoelectronics, MEMS/NEMS, power electronics, nanophotonics, nanomagnetics, quantum devices, integrated devices and systems at nanoscale),
Circuits and computer engineering (analog, RF, mm-wave, digital circuits, emerging circuit design, computer engineering, IoT, embedded and cyber-physical systems), and
Information and decision systems (control, optimization, robotics, data science, network science, communications, information theory, signal and image processing).
Prospective candidates in all areas are strongly encouraged to address large-scale societal problems in energy, transportation, health, food and water, economic and financial networks, social networks, critical infrastructure, and national security. We are especially interested in candidates whose interests are aligned with the school's strategic plan, https://www.seas.upenn.edu/about/penn-engineering-2020/
Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested persons should submit an online application at https://www.ese.upenn.edu/faculty-staff/ and include curriculum vitae, research, teaching, and diversity statements, as well as at least three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019.
Must have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a closely related field.
Applications must be submitted online via Interfolio. Applications include:
Contact information for 3 references who could provide letters of recommendation.
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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
Internal Number: 67949
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.