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Assistant Professor - Systems Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 11th, 2018
Last review date: Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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.


The University of California, San Diego, Jacobs School of Engineering (, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in our dynamic and rapidly growing engineering school. The Jacobs School of Engineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. Partnership with industry and our community is at the core of the University's mission; the successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous program of high quality research that complements existing collaborative research programs and reflects UC San Diego's leadership as a research university. Faculty in the Jacobs School of Engineering benefit from the presence of numerous major research centers at UC San Diego and the Jacobs School's leadership in fostering interdisciplinary basic research and collaborations with industry.

The appointment will be in the Jacobs School of Engineering, within one or more of our six departments:

  • Bioengineering (BENG),
  • Computer Science and Engineering (CSE),
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE),
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (MAE),
  • Nanoengineering (NANO), and/or
  • Structural Engineering (SE).

The open position is in the fields of

  • Designing systems at scale
  • Analysis, control and design optimization of complex systems
  • AI for complex systems designs
  • Model based engineering
  • Uncertainty in complex systems design
  • Computational methods for multiphysics, multiscale and multifidelity analysis and optimization of interconnected systems

This position requires teaching of university students and applicants are required to have a PhD or advancement to candidacy at the time of application. The degree should be in bioengineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering physics, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, nanoengineering, structural engineering, or a related area. Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Salary is based on published UC San Diego pay scales and competitive market conditions.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae with complete publication list, three letters of references requested through AP On-Line Recruit, separate statements summarizing teaching experience; research interests and leadership; and past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications received by January 15, 2019 will be given full consideration. However, the search will remain open until the positions are filled.

All applications should be submitted via our AP On-Line Recruit submission web site at:

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see for the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

La Jolla, CA

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