Professor of Practice in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of California San Diego

Application Window

Open date: January 26, 2023

Next review date: Tuesday, Feb 28, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 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.

Position description

The UC San Diego Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) seeks exceptional industry professionals and educators with distinguished credentials who have received significant distinctions for deep contributions in scientific areas related to electrical and computer engineering (e.g., National Academy of Engineering), and who have had significant senior executive leadership experience in technology roles (e.g., in a CTO or SVP role) in relevant industries. Appointees in the Professor of Practice series will work with the ECE faculty in research and education from an industry perspective.

Appointees will be involved in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students, requires individuals to maintain professional competence and activity, and to conduct research and/or participate in creative activities related to our research mission.

ECE is part of the Jacobs School of Engineering, committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. Faculty in the department benefit from the presence of major research centers, including the Center for Wireless Communications (CWC), the Qualcomm Institute (QI), the Center for Machine Integrated Computing & Security (MICS), the Center for Wearable Sensors (CWS), the Center for Information Theory and Applications (ITA), the Center for Memory Recording Research (CMRR), the Center for Networked Systems (CNS), the Contextual Robotics Institute (CRI), and the Power Management Integration Center (PMIC), which provide unique opportunities and resources.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications in conformance with University of California policies.

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