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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate/Professor Faculty Position

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department of the College of Engineering, at Drexel University invites applicants at the junior or senior faculty level in Computer Engineering. Candidates are preferred with research expertise in areas of computer engineering that include, but are not limited to, computer architecture, cyber-physical systems, cloud computing, circuits and systems, visualization and computer graphics, parallel and distributed systems and VLSI. Qualified candidates with an outstanding scholarly record in other fields of ECE (such as power and energy, networking, machine learning, communications, electro-physics, nanotechnology, robotics, control theory and life sciences), as well as interdisciplinary and cross-cutting areas, will also be considered. Diversity candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Drexel ECE Department is recognized for educating outstanding engineers, performance of world-class research, and service to the profession.

Drexel University is located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a vibrant city with access to other major northeast destinations. Information on the department can be found at: drexel.edu/ece  

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in related field with outstanding academic and/or industrial credentials.

Candidates should have a strong academic record, be committed to education, research and service.

Candidates are preferred with research expertise in various areas of computer engineering such as computer architecture, cyber-physical systems, cloud computing, circuits and systems, visualization and computer graphics, parallel and distributed systems and VLSI.

Full applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, a 2-page research vision, a 2-page teaching pedagogy, and a list of at least three references.

An updated application process is detailed on the job posting at the Drexel Jobs site found here: http://www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=81684

Only applicants who apply through DrexelJobs will be considered.


General inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Baris Taskin, Search Committee Chair, at ece.search@coe.drexel.edu.

All communications will be considered confidential.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  

It is expected that the successful applicant will have interests and experience that align with Drexel University's Strategic Plan and the College of Engineering's Strategic Plan.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong externally funded research program, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and mentor graduate students, and contribute to the continued growth of our interdisciplinary programs within the College of Engineering and also across other units at the University.

Eligibility to work in the United States at the time of appointment is required.


Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members. The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background investigation.