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Posted 9/14/2021

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Rochester is undertaking a multi-year expansion of its faculty to support its growing research and educational programs in multiple areas.

The department invites applications from outstanding candidates for an assistant professor level tenure track faculty position in Computer Architecture, where we seek candidates that have expertise in integrated circuits and systems, with a particular focus on the following areas: 1) high performance integrated circuits; 2) emerging circuit technologies; 3) non-von Neumann circuits and architectures; 4) design automation of emerging technologies, circuits, and systems; and 5) VLSI-based signal and graphics processing.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field by the time their faculty appointment begins. They must have demonstrated an ability to show promise for teaching excellence with both graduate and undergraduate students. Applications at the assistant professor level will be considered; salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and names and contact information for at least three references. Applications received by January 14, 2022, will receive full consideration. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Candidates should submit application material online at

The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research university with superb facilities and multiple interdisciplinary research centers. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE, is home to more than 85 full-time PhD students, a vibrant MSEE program with more than 70 MS students in residence at any given time, and BS programs in ECE and Audio and Music Engineering. The University of Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development. One-half of the University of Rochester’s undergraduates go on to post-graduate or professional education. The University is at the heart of the high-tech Finger Lakes Region of New York State, providing many opportunities for industry collaboration and high quality of life. The greater Rochester area is home to over a million people, including 80,000 students who attend eight colleges and universities.

EEO/AA Policy

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Rochester embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities in all areas of ECE to apply.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

ECE Undergraduate Employment Opportunities*

The department regularly has openings for ECE majors to serve as undergraduate teaching assistants and workshop leaders. Please contact Barbara Dick for more information.

*These positions are eligible for college work-study.