University of Southern California

Faculty Positions

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering ( seeks outstanding faculty candidates for multiple faculty positions at any tenure-track or tenured rank. The Viterbi School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, persons from underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Candidates of exceptional academic quality from all areas of electrical and computer engineering at all ranks are encouraged to apply.

Faculty members are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers, and develop a strong funded research program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or the equivalent in electrical 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 should also include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.

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Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2019, as applications received after this date may not be considered.

USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world. It has 188 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and is home to the Information Sciences Institute. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. 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. Faculty affiliation is also possible with a new interdisciplinary research center comprised of scholars from across the University that focuses on the convergence of medicine and engineering in the development and application of neuroprosthetics.

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has a student body consisting of approximately 240 undergraduate students, 1100 M.S. students, and 330 Ph.D. students. The Department has a total of 59 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty. Among our faculty, 7 are members of National Academy of Engineering; 2 are members of National Academy of Sciences; 9 are fellows of the American Association for Advancement of Science; 6 are fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, 3 are members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 35 are IEEE fellows; and 7 have received IEEE gold medals.

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. The Viterbi School of Engineering at USC is committed to enabling the success of dual-career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.