Assistant/Associate Professor -Electrical Engineering and Computer Science- DATA ANALYTICS/MACHINE LEARNING



Job description

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is seeking candidates for One (1) tenure track faculty member at the assistant or associate professor level in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. The department is expanding its teaching and research in the areas of Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. We welcome applicants in these and other areas of computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to establish a vigorous funded research program, and to have a willingness to collaborate with other faculty in research.

EECS is housed in a new $37.5 million teaching and research facility completed in 2012. The department currently has an enrollment of more than 800 undergraduate and 250 graduate students, with a faculty of 45, and research expenditures that exceed $22 million per year. Three Majors are offered plus EECS offers two undergraduate minors in cybersecurity and datacenter technology and management that were started in 2015. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the expansion of related educational and research activities. UTK is a leading research institution with strong research partnerships with organizations such as the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) where several UT faculty have joint positions or research ties.

How to apply

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. The University of Tennessee welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. Interested candidates in this position or Four (4) other faculty positions at UT EECS should apply through the departmental web site at and submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2018, and continue until the positions are filled.

At the University of Tennessee, we're all about Big Ideas. Our research, our scholarship, our creative activity, and our public service transform lives. The energy of Big Orange pulses through our classrooms and our labs. It drives our volunteer spirit and fires up our fans on Rocky Top.