Tenured Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Texas Austin

United States


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas Austin has multiple faculty openings with a start date of Fall 2020, including at least one endowed chair position. Candidates in any area of electrical and computer engineering will be considered. Senior candidates should have an internationally recognized record of research and scholarship and possess the qualities necessary for academic leadership.

The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are 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.


A doctoral degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related discipline is required. Successful candidates are expected to mentor graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, 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.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted electronically at https://apps.ece.utexas.edu/apply.  

We will begin evaluation of applications immediately and will continue throughout the academic year until positions are filled. Earlier submission by November 15, 2019 is strongly encouraged.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching philosophy, and a statement describing their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.  Applications should include a minimum of five references who will submit original letters of reference directly to the website. 

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.

In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com