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Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – Electrical Engineering Division

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University invites applications for an open tenure-track position in the Electrical Engineering Division at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek outstanding applicants in all areas of Electrical Engineering, but priority will be given to applicants with path-breaking research interests that have the potential to transform both Electrical Engineering and other disciplines. Specific interests may include, but are not limited to: novel devices, systems, functional electronic materials, and novel platforms beyond silicon such as 2D materials. Possible relevant applications may include sensing, cyber-physical systems, quantum computing, and sustainable energy. However, candidates in all areas of Electrical Engineering will be seriously considered.

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Northwestern is a world-leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector.

We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by December 15, 2016 will be given full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two or more representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – Computer Engineering Division

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University invites applications for an open position in the Computer Engineering Division at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek outstanding faculty in all areas of Computer Engineering. The focus of our search is in embedded systems (very broadly construed – including, but not limited to, cyber-physical systems, smart sensors, autonomous systems, human-machine interface, and mobile systems). However, strong candidates in all areas of Computer Engineering will be seriously considered. Priority will be given to applicants with path-breaking research interests that have the potential to transform both Computer Engineering and other disciplines.

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Northwestern is a world leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector. We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by January 1, 2017 will be given full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two or more representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Computer Science Faculty of Instruction Position

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Professor of Instruction position in Computer Science. The successful applicant will be one who is an extraordinary teacher and mentor. They will bring not only strong and deep knowledge of Computer Science but also passion in their desire to convey that knowledge to a broad variety of Northwestern students. They will go well beyond delivering entry level service courses to create a learning environment that motivates students to enroll, to work, to learn, and to find new applications of Computer Science that shape their careers and the world beyond.

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Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Candidates will be considered at the Assistant or Associate level depending on experience. Faculty of Instruction typically teach two courses per term and are involved in advising students and in departmental curriculum development.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references who will offer letters of recommendation which can speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) recent teaching evaluations (if available), (6) a teaching demonstration video (if available). Upload instructions are found at http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/eecs/careers.html

For general questions about the search or application assistance post submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu. Review of materials will begin on November 15, 2016, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Applications received after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.

Minorities and women are urged to apply. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Northwestern University is located in an attractive lakefront community adjacent to Chicago. For more information about the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/

Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

Northwestern University has recently announced a substantial commitment to grow and transform Computer Science. We will add twenty new tenure-track faculty in the next five years—ten in core Computer Science, and ten collaboratively with other disciplines (CS + X)—as well as a number of non-tenure track teaching faculty. We seek outstanding candidates, in all areas and at all levels, with a clear passion to shape the future of Computer Science, and who are excited by the opportunity to help build that future at a great University.

As part of this plan, the Computer Science Division / EECS Department at Northwestern invites candidates to apply for a new position as Professor of Computer Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We seek outstanding young faculty in all areas of Computer Science. Priority will be given to applicants with pathbreaking research interests that have the potential to transform both Computer Science and other disciplines.

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Northwestern is a world leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector.

We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by January 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science & Statistics

Northwestern University has recently announced a substantial commitment to grow and transform Computer Science. We will add twenty new tenure-track faculty in the next five years—ten in core Computer Science, and ten collaboratively with other disciplines (CS + X)—as well as a number of non-tenure track teaching faculty. We seek outstanding candidates, in all areas and at all levels, with a clear passion to shape the future of Computer Science, and who are excited by the opportunity to help build that future at a great University.

As part of this plan, the Computer Science Division / EECS Department and the Statistics Department at Northwestern invite candidates to apply for a new joint position as Professor of Computer Science and Statistics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are collaborating, together with Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences (IEMS), to create a multidisciplinary research group in the areas of machine learning and data science. Building on existing strengths in applied AI, applied statistics, and optimization, as well as the recent creation of a Center for Optimization & Statistical Learning, the University is seeking to hire up to three new faculty in these areas this year.

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Northwestern is a world leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector.

We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by January 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. However, the positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. 

Faculty Position for Peter and Adrienne Barris Professor of Computer Science

Northwestern University has recently announced a substantial commitment to grow and transform Computer Science. We will add twenty new tenure-track faculty in the next five years—ten in core Computer Science, and ten collaboratively with other disciplines (CS + X)—as well as a number of non-tenure track teaching faculty. We seek outstanding candidates, in all areas and at all levels, with a clear passion to shape the future of Computer Science, and who are excited by the opportunity to help build that future at a great University.

As part of this plan, the Computer Science Division / EECS Department at Northwestern invites candidates to apply for a new position as the Peter and Adrienne Barris Professor of Computer Science at the Full or Associate Professor level. We seek candidates in all areas with a strong track record of intellectual leadership and a clear future research agenda. Priority will be given to applicants with pathbreaking research interests that have the potential to transform both Computer Science and other disciplines.

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Northwestern is a world leading research and teaching university with an unrivaled combination of excellent schools that provide extraordinary opportunities for collaboration across a wide range of disciplines. Located just outside of Chicago – a diverse and culturally vibrant world-class city – Northwestern faculty have ample opportunities to connect with the city’s growing technology sector.

We encourage candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. Applications received by January 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter indicating rank applied for, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three to five references (4) statements of research and teaching interests, and (5) two representative publications. For general questions about the search or application assistance post-submission, contact facsearch@eecs.northwestern.edu

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Employment at Northwestern University

For more information about employment opportunities at Northwestern University, please visit the Human Resources website.