Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Open Rank Faculty Search
The Grainger College of Engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for open-rank full-time faculty positions. All qualified candidates will be considered at all levels and in all areas of electrical and computer engineering, broadly defined, including the areas of Semiconductor Devices, Electromagnetics and Sensing Systems, Power and Energy Systems, Quantum Information Science, Bioinformatics and Bioimaging, Integrated Circuits and Systems, AI/Autonomous Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing and Data Science, Control, Optimization, and Decision Science, Embedded Computing Systems and the Internet of Things, Data-Centric Computer Systems and Storage, Networked and Distributed Computing Systems. Also, candidates to be part of a cluster hire in Neuroinformatics or a cluster hire in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Digital Transformation are encouraged to apply. The cluster hire in Neuroinformatics is described at publish.illinois.edu/neuro-cluster. Areas of particular interest this year are Computer Engineering, High-speed Integrated Circuits, and Semiconductor Electronics.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area. Applications are also encouraged from candidates whose degrees and research programs are in broad interdisciplinary areas of electrical and computer engineering. Senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply. Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured Associate and Professor positions.

The department has one of the world's top programs, serving nearly 3,000 students and granting approximately 450 B.S. degrees, 100 M.S. degrees, 80 M.Eng. degrees, and 75 Ph.D. degrees annually. Faculty in the department carry out research in a broad spectrum of areas. They are supported by world-class interdisciplinary research facilities, including the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Information Trust Institute, the Parallel Computing Institute, the Nick Holonyak Jr. Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, as well as several industrial centers and programs that foster international collaborations. The ECE Department also supports and encourages faculty involvement with the nation's first engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine, which has opened on campus to facilitate the transition from engineering breakthroughs into translational medical practices.


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