CE Employment

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track in Computer Engineering


Anticipated start: July 1, 2022


Open date: October 11, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of computer engineering.

Applicants with a wide range of interests in Computer Engineering and Science are encouraged to apply. Research areas related to machine learning/AI, quantum computing, alternative computing, hardware design and architectures are of particular interest. Prospective candidates emphasizing interdisciplinary research are highly encouraged to apply.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Department: https://www.ece.ucsb.edu/

Program: https://www.ce.ucsb.edu/


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field except the dissertation at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
PhD by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program and the potential to participate effectively in the teaching of Computer Engineering curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Document requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service

Reference requirements

  • 3-4 letters of reference required

Applicants must provide the names and email addresses for 3-4 references and should request letters of reference within the UC Recruit system in order to complete the application requirements.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02058
Help contact: employment@ce.ucsb.edu


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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)


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