Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in New York City invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions.  Appointments at the levels of assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor will be considered. 

Applications are specifically sought in any of the areas that fall under the umbrella of electrical engineering, with particular emphasis on, but not limited to: energy, cyber-physical systems, and applications of EE in biological engineering.  Electrical Engineering is closely involved in Columbia’s new Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering (http://idse.columbia.edu/), and synergy with this initiative is an advantage.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.  Applicants for this position at the levels of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor without tenure must have the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively.   Applicants for this position at the tenured level (Associate or Full Professor) must have a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments, excellent teaching credentials and established leadership in the field.

The successful candidate should contribute to the advancement of the department in these areas by developing an externally funded research program, contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department and is expected to establish multidisciplinary research and educational collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University.  The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

To apply, please see this page. Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research/teaching interests and plans, contact information for three people who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work.  The position will close no sooner than December 31st, 2013, and will remain open until filled.

Applicants can consult http://www.ee.columbia.edu/ for more information about the department. 

Columbia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the quality of faculty life.


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