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Faculty Openings in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for tenure-track faculty positions. Our primary focus is on tenure-track assistant professors, however distinguished senior-level applicants will also be considered. The Department seeks candidates with a PhD in a related discipline. The Department is home to numerous state-of-the-art research centers which foster interdisciplinary basic research and collaborations with industry. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent and creative research program, participate in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and supervise PhD students. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Though we are looking for outstanding candidates in all areas, our primary focus is on the following topics with an emphasis on overall originality and innovation.

  1. Modern computer architectures, including use of novel devices for new architectures, novel architectures for security and other applications as well as its implementation on chips.
  2. Embedded systems/platforms for IoT/wireless.
  3. Control of cyber-physical systems including new applications in health, energy, transportation, smart cities, IoT, robotics, data science, network science, socio-technical systems, etc.
  4. Computational imaging/photography including applications in medical sciences, signal processing and learning for computer vision, statistical learning and large-scale data sciences.
To help with the evaluation, we would like all candidates to indicate interest/expertise in up to two (2) areas specified on both UC Recruit and the ECE Department site ( In addition, please indicate your area(s) of interest/expertise in your cover letter.

Please note that review of applications starts November 15th 2017 and we strongly encourage applicants to send in their dossiers before this date.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

All applications should be submitted via our online submission web site at


  • Curriculum Vitae (your most recently updated CV with a complete list of publications)
  • Cover Letter (please indicate your area(s) of interest/expertise)
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • A list of four (4) selected publications
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potentialcontributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
  • 3 to 6 references required (contact information only)