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Tenure-track openings at Penn State in Information Theory and Related Fields

Tenure-Track Faculty Openings in Electrical Engineering at Penn State

The Department of Electrical Engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Successful candidates will be expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program and must have outstanding ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Qualification for the position is a doctorate in electrical engineering or a related discipline that must be completed by the start date in the position. Those considered for the Associate level must demonstrate an established record in research. The EE Department has 36 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, with annual research expenditures of approximately $13.5 million. The undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate programs currently enroll over 600 and 220 students, respectively.

Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2018. Exceptional candidates for multiple positions from a broad range of areas in electrical and computer engineering will be considered, including communications, signal processing, electromagnetics, electronic devices and circuits. Areas of special interest include: fundamental limits of communications, computing, and networking; coding; information theory and foundations of learning; large-scale distributed systems, data storage, security and network science; machine learning in all its applications, and with emphasis on image, video, speech, and bio/genomic signal processing, and for complex systems; devices for quantum computing, information and sensing; control and power systems and sensors applied to smart buildings and smart cities.

Information about the Department can be found at www.eecs.psu.edu. Nominations and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit the following: 1) curriculum vita, 2) statement of research, 3) statement of teaching, and 4) the names and addresses of four references. Please submit these documents electronically at psu.jobs/jobs. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Kiersten Kling at kmg5473@engr.psu.edu or 814-863-2788.

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