Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Position in Microelectronics

University of California, Irvine
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Microelectronics has evolved from its mid-20th-century origins to become the backbone of modern technology, driving the development of integrated circuits, nanoscale devices, and microprocessors that power our digital age. The synergy between microelectronics and other transformative technologies like AI, biotechnology, and renewable energy is reshaping interdisciplinary research, offering solutions to complex challenges and expanding the horizons of scientific knowledge.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in the broad area of microelectronics. Desired areas of expertise range across all related topics including, but not limited to: systems-on-chip, systems-on-chiplets, 3D and heterogeneous integration, hardware security, mixed signal design, neuromorphic systems, novel semiconductor technologies, packaging and interconnect technologies, energy-efficient computing and domain-specific accelerators, design automation tools and methods, and semiconductor and system security.

At the time of hire, applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field from an accredited university. Successful candidates will be innovative leaders that can develop a vigorous externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, and provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students

Applications should include a cover letter, a research statement, a statement of teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, up to three key publications, an inclusive excellence activities statement that reflects past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted until later stages of consideration, in consultation with the candidate.

Applications should be submitted electronically at

The screening will begin immediately upon receipt of a completed application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2024.

The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top ten public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.

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