Faculty Positions


The Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University welcomes applications for an open-rank faculty position in all areas of electrical engineering, with an emphasis on circuit design and signal processing. Outstanding candidates in other areas will also be considered and are encouraged to apply. Appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on the qualifications of the applicant.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants at the ranks of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor (untenured but on tenure-track) must have the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. In addition, applicants 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 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.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading externally funded research program and to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University. The Department actively participates in the school-wide Engineering for Humanity initiatives that relate to engineering and medicine, autonomous systems, quantum computing and technology, and sustainability.

Application Instructions

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities. Applications should be submitted electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/135233 and include the following: a curriculum vitae including a publication list, a research statement including a description of research accomplishments, a statement of teaching interests and plans, a statement addressing contributions to diversity, three letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by December 15, 2023, will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be reviewed after this date until the position is filled.

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

Hiring Salary Range: Professor: 133K-300K; Associate Professor (tenured): 121K-171K; Associate Professor (w/o tenure): 113K-159K; Assistant Professor: 108K-138K