Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Cyber-Human Systems

Recruitment Period: Open July 18th, 2016 through June 30th, 2017 (review starts January 7, 2017)

The University of California is creating a dynamic new university campus and campus community in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as university built in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research will be providing new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels through three academic schools Engineering; Natural Sciences; and, Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

The School of Engineering is proud of its faculty’s accomplishments and our rapid growth. Over the past five years, undergraduate and graduate enrollments have grown by 65 percent. The School currently has 49 faculty members, 1,400 undergraduates, and over 140 graduate students. The campus opened a new Science and Engineering Building in 2014 and will begin to undertake a massive building program that will more than double the campus building areas beginning in 2017.

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) program at the University of California, Merced invites applications for one tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. Applications are especially encouraged from individuals with general research interests in the area of Cyber-Human Systems (CHS) with focus on (but not limited to) human-computer interaction, human-centric cyber-physical systems, interactive visualization and immersive environments, social informatics and computing, and ubiquitous computing. Outstanding scholars in other EECS areas that complement those of the current faculty are also welcome to apply.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related field is required. (Preferred by July 1, 2017, must be conferred by Dec. 31, 2017.) Applicants should have a distinguished academic record, an exceptional potential to conduct world-class research in a collaborative environment, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This position will require the development and teaching of both undergraduate and graduate level courses. The holder of this position will be expected to develop externally funded research programs. Of particular interest are candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the UCM academic community through their research, teaching, and service. We anticipate that successful applicants will mirror the highly motivated and entrepreneurial spirit of the School faculty, contributing meaningfully to the success of future teaching, research, and service accomplishments. Faculty research activities are essential to the success of our program, and new members are expected to initiate and sustain strong sponsored research and graduate training programs.

Applications must be submitted via the website and must include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research, 4) statement of teaching, 5) statement of diversity, and 6) three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).

Deadline: Position is open until filled with a final closing date of June 30, 2017; consideration of applications will begin on January 7, 2017. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Starting dates are negotiable. For inquiries and questions, please contact Professor Marcelo Kallmann at mkallmann@ucmerced.edu.

The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Internet of Things

Recruitment Period: Open June 21st, 2016 through June 30th, 2017

The University of California is creating a dynamic new university campus and campus community in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university built in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced will be providing new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels through three academic schools Engineering; Natural Sciences; and, Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.
 
The School of Engineering is proud of its faculty’s accomplishments and our rapid growth. Over the past five years, undergraduate and graduate enrollments have grown by 65 percent. The School currently has 49 faculty members, 1,400 undergraduates and over 140 graduate students. The campus opened a new Science and Engineering Building in 2014 and will begin to undertake a massive building program that will more than double the campus building areas beginning in 2017.
 
The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) program at the University of California, Merced invites applications for one tenure-track (Assistant Professor) position in the area of the Internet of Things (IoT) beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. Applications are especially encouraged from individuals with research interest in (but not limited to) embedded sensors, pervasive connectivity, mobile computing, wearables, security, interoperability, mixed signal systems, fog networking/computing, and wireless embedded systems.
 
Qualifications: A doctoral degree (preferred by July 1, 2017, must be conferred by Dec. 31, 2017) in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a related field is required at time of employment. Applicants should have a distinguished academic record, an exceptional potential to conduct world-class research in a collaborative environment, and a strong commitment to teaching electrical engineering and/or computer science subject matter at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
 
Applications must be submitted via the website and must include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research, 4) statement of teaching, 5) statement of diversity, and 6) three letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).
 
Deadline: Position is open until filled with a final closing date of June 30, 2017; consideration of applications will begin on December 31, 2016. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Starting dates are negotiable. For inquiries and questions, please contact Professor Stefano Carpin at scarpin@ucmerced.edu.
 
The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity amount its faculty, students and staff. The University is supportive of dual career couples. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.
 
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Lecturer Potential Security of Employment in General Computer Science

Recruitment Period: Open September 7th, 2016 through June 30th, 2017

The University of California is creating a dynamic new university campus and campus community in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university built in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced will be providing new educational opportunities at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels through three academic schools Engineering; Natural Sciences; and, Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.
 
The School of Engineering at the University of California Merced invites applications for a qualified Assistant Teaching Professor to teach undergraduate core courses in Computer Science and Engineering, and to coordinate the undergraduate Computer Science and Engineering program. The successful candidate will be actively involved in university-wide educational projects and student development programs.
 
The job title is also known as Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE), which parallels the research-focused faculty series but with emphasis on excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching and to engage in professional activity (including research on pedagogy) and service related to the pedagogical mission of the school and the university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and contingent upon promotion, tenure with security of employment.
 
Qualifications: Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related field by the start of the hire date. Preferred candidates will: (1) have teaching experience or evidence of the ability to teach, particularly using student focused or student success centered approaches, (2) be enthusiastic about working with UC Merced's diverse student body, (3) have experience with open source tools and development environments both in Linux and Windows, and (4) show involvement in developing effective and innovative teaching media and infrastructure.
 
Applications must be submitted via the website and must include: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research and/or professional development, 4) statement of teaching, 5) statement of diversity, and 6) three to five letters of reference submitted online. After an application is submitted, the letters of reference should be electronically uploaded by the letter writers (instructions will be provided by the application system).
 
Deadline: Position is open until filled with a final closing date of June 30, 2017; consideration of applications will begin on January 10, 2017. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Starting dates are negotiable. For inquiries and questions, please contact Professor Florin Rusu at frusu@ucmerced.edu.
 
The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity amount its faculty, students and staff. The University is supportive of dual career couples. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary scales.
 
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Phone: (209) 228-4723
 
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Phone: (209) 228-4622
 
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Phone: (209) 228-4723
Fax: (209) 228-6906
 
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ATTN: Graduate Division
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Merced, CA 95343

 

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