University of Southern California

Faculty Positions

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


The University of Southern California, one of the nation’s top research universities, invites applications for tenured and tenure-track positions in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (https://minghsiehece.usc.edu/) in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.  We are looking for outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering at all ranks.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcome applications from women, those of African, Hispanic and Native American descent, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

While outstanding candidates from all areas of electrical and computer engineering will be considered, candidates with research interests in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: trust/privacy/security, experimental quantum engineering, circuits and systems for AI at the edge, computing for ML and AI at scale, energy-efficient sensing and computing, bio-sensors and bio-interface circuits and systems, computational imaging systems, and human-centered machine intelligence.

Faculty members are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers, and develop a strong funded research program. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is strongly encouraged. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, or the equivalent, in electrical and computer 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. This material should be submitted electronically at https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20108603. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications submitted after January 15th, 2022, may not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world. It counts 189 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 typically exceed $210 million annually.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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