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Associate or Full Professor - ECE

Position overview

Position title: Associate or Full Professor
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $119,700 - $154,000. ​​
The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the salary scale(s) for this position:
The base salary range, from the salary table(s), for this position is $119,700 - $215,800.
“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​
​Additional UCSD salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: October 23, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Dec 18, 2023 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, 2024 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) invites applications for multiple tenured faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor rank in our dynamic and rapidly growing department. The department is looking for exceptional candidates in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We are particularly seeking faculty passionate about working with graduate students and training the next generation of researchers. We are looking for applicants with outstanding research credentials. Successful applicants are expected to lead vigorous research program and will be required to teach university students.

The ECE Department is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff and student body. In addition to the highest standards of scholarship, teaching, and professional activity, successful candidates for this position will have potential or demonstrated contributions to a climate that supports equity, inclusion, and diversity. The department is home to over 65 faculty and 950 graduate students who span a range of research areas in electrical engineering and computer engineering. Faculty in the department benefit from the presence of numerous 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), and the Contextual Robotics Institute (CRI), which provide unique opportunities and resources. Faculty also benefit from the presence of the Jacobs School’s leadership in fostering interdisciplinary basic research and collaborations with industry.

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

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Review of applications will commence on December 18, 2023 and continue until positions are filled.

For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please see the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related disciplines at the time of application.

We are looking for applicants with 4-5 years of research and teaching experience for the Associate level and 5-10 years of research and teaching experience for the Full Professor level.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

    Examples of contributions to diversity include, but are not limited to, developing strategies for the educational or professional advancement of students from underrepresented groups; efforts to advance equitable access and diversity in education; and activities such as recruitment, retention, and mentoring or advising of underrepresented students or new faculty. For additional information regarding contributions to diversity and how they are weighted by the hiring committee, please visit

  • Authorization to Release Form - Authorization to Release form must be completed, signed, dated, and uploaded:

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

3 letters of reference required, addressing research, teaching, professional service.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA