Position Summary: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering (COE) invites applications for the position of Micron Endowed Professor in Microelectronics with an emphasis on Integrated Circuit design for low-power and low-energy applications. The primary research focus areas may include any of the following: (1) hardware support for cybersecurity; (2) novel architectures for computing, memory, and storage; (3) semiconductor applications of Machine Learning; or (4) advanced packaging and 3D IC solutions. This position requires a strong commitment to research, teaching, and service in the next generation of microelectronics, preparing graduate and undergraduate students for careers in the semiconductor field through course offerings and research opportunities. The Micron Endowed Professor should embrace Microns vision to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Funds from the endowment will support the research program of the faculty member by funding students, staff, travel, equipment and so forth. The University of Idaho is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment that respects individual differences and fosters engagement with all members. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who have experience in such an effort through their teaching, research, or service. The intent is to hire associate or full professor with tenure must meet eligibly criteria at the time of offer.
Minimum Qualifications: Must hold an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. Primary research focus in integrated circuit design for low-power and low-energy applications. Demonstrated research excellence as evidenced by recent publications in refereed venues and extensive funding support for this work. Demonstrated teaching excellence through the creation of opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the field of microelectronics. Demonstrated leadership excellence through the creation of environments that are conducive to intellectual and research growth. Qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor and tenurable. Hold an Idaho Professional Engineer license or become licensed in the state of Idaho within 5 years of hire. Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated research in one or more of the following: (1) hardware support for cybersecurity; (2) novel architectures for computing, memory, and storage; (3) semiconductor applications of Machine Learning; or (4) advanced packaging and 3D IC solutions. Have relevant industrial experience. Experience with effectively engaging students and collaborating with staff from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
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Posting Number: F000889P
Posting Date: 02/04/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants must submit a CV; a letter of qualification that addresses the required and preferred qualifications; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
This position will remain open until filled.
For more information please contact: Dr. James Frenzel Search Chair Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering 208-885-7532, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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