The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (https://minghsiehece.usc.edu/) of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (https://viterbischool.usc.edu) seeks outstanding faculty candidates for potential faculty positions at any tenure-track or tenured rank. The USC Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
While outstanding candidates from all areas of electrical and computer engineering at all ranks will be considered, candidates with research in the following topics are especially encouraged to apply: technologies and systems that advance medicine, neuroscience or neural engineering, and biology, including architectures, circuits and systems for understanding and controlling biological systems. Candidates whose research is related to devices, technologies, circuits, and systems that advance neuroscience or neural engineering may be considered for additional affiliation with the recently established Institute for Technology and Medical Systems (ITEMS, https://items.usc.edu) jointly administered by the USC Keck School of Medicine and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Faculty members are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers, and develop a strong funded research program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, or the equivalent, in electrical engineering or a related field and a strong research and publication record. Applications must include a letter clearly indicating area(s) of specialization, a detailed curriculum vitae, a concise statement of current and future research directions, and contact information for at least four professional references. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Reviews of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applications submitted after March 1, 2021, may not be considered.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world. It counts 191 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and is home to the Information Sciences Institute. The School is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies, and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures in the School typically exceed $200 million annually.
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a student body consisting of approximately 240 undergraduate students, 1100 M.S. students, and 330 Ph.D. students. The Department has a total of 63 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty. Among our faculty, 10 are members of National Academy of Engineering; 1 is aÂ member of National Academy of Sciences; 9 are fellows of the American Association for Advancement of Science; 5 are fellows of the National Academy of Inventors; 3 are members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 35 are IEEE fellows; and 7 have received IEEE gold medals.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.