The Department is seeking to fill multiple faculty positions beginning in August 2017 or earlier.

Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in research. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in electrical or computer engineering or a related discipline at the time of appointment, and must have demonstrated the potential to build a strong research program and an excellent teaching record. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applicants can apply online at jobs.ncsu.edu (referencing the appropriate position number), and are expected to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and complete contact information of four references, including email addresses and phone numbers.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applicants will receive consideration starting October 1, 2016.

The ECE Department has 57 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, over 950 undergraduate students, 580 Masters graduate students, and 260 doctoral graduate students. It offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering (EE) and Computer Engineering (CPE), and MS degrees in Computer Networking and Electric Power Systems Engineering. The department is located in state-of-the-art facilities on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

The University is located in the technology-rich Research Triangle metropolitan area, and ECE faculty members collaborate frequently with local industry. The Research Triangle area is routinely recognized in nationwide surveys as one of the best places to live in the U.S. We enjoy outstanding public schools, affordable housing, and great weather, all in the proximity of the mountains and the seashore.

Director of NC State University Nanofabrication Facility, PowerAmerica Liaison, & Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking exceptional candidates for Director of the North Carolina Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) https://www.nnf.ncsu.edu, beginning in August 2017 or earlier if possible. The NNF with approximately 8000 sq ft of class 100 and 1000 cleanrooms is part of the Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN), an innovation hub for transformative nanotechnology research, discovery, education, commercialization, and workforce development.  The RTNN offers unprecedented access to nanotechnology facilities in the Research Triangle area for researchers from across the nation. The RTNN is one of 16 sites in the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Director will also work closely with PowerAmerica: The Next Generation Power Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute, to further increase NNF capabilities to accelerate the adoption of wide bandgap semiconductors in power electronics through innovative power electronic device design and fabrication. This includes up to 2 years of research funding to facilitate projects to work with industry and academia in areas connected to SiC and GaN device design/fabrication/packaging. SiC and GaN power device markets are anticipated to grow at 33% per year and PowerAmerica will also support Education and Workforce development efforts with NNF to produce the next generation engineers to support industry. The ECE Department working with PowerAmerica will provide a dynamic environment to pursue fundamental research, teaching and other scholarly efforts.

This position will report administratively to the Dean of the College of Engineering or the Dean’s designee, and must qualify for the rank of tenured full professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a strong research interest in advancing semiconductor device technologies.

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/74635.

 

Faculty Positions in Wide Bandgap Electronics

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking exceptional tenure track faculty candidates at the Assistant / Associate level for multiple positions beginning in August 2017 or earlier if possible. The intent of these hires is to enhance NC State’s multidisciplinary activities to accelerate the adoption of wide bandgap semiconductors into a wide variety of energy saving, high performance systems that cross-cut 21st century life. The ECE Department working with PowerAmerica will provide a dynamic environment to pursue fundamental research, teach and pursue other scholarly efforts as well as opportunities to work with industry. PowerAmerica is part of the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) and with its wide variety of industrial and academic partners is focused on the transition of research to applications via advanced manufacturing by working across the supply chain from device design and fabrication to demonstration of state-of-the-art power electronic systems. Depending on the candidate’s area of expertise, the candidate will be expected to work with PowerAmerica’s industry members in areas connected to SiC and GaN device design/fabrication/packaging with industry foundry partners, or with industry members on wide bandgap power electronic applications in renewable energy, electric transportation, motor control, or the power grid or related areas. For application areas where size, weight reduction and system level advantages are coupled, the increased energy efficiency provided by wide bandgap semiconductors is expected to have large societal benefits. PowerAmerica will provide up to 2 years of research funding, as well as education and workforce development funding to facilitate these projects and to advance the candidate’s career in wide bandgap semiconductor power electronics.

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/74990.

 

Faculty Positions in Computing, Networking, and Low Power Sensors & Systems

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all levels in the broad areas of computing and networking. All areas of computer architecture, systems, and networking are of interest. The department seeks candidates who apply their disciplines to emerging areas, including but not limited to: autonomous systems, application specific computing, big data, internet-of-things, cyberspace security, software-defined networking, embedded systems, architectures for machine learning, and emerging computing paradigms. Candidates are also being sought in support of the NSF Advanced Self-powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) Nanosystems Engineering Research Center (http://assist.ncsu.edu/) which is focused on health monitoring platforms through nano-enabled low power devices, energy harvesting devices and systems, ultra-low power sensors and low power circuits. Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in research. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in electrical or computer engineering or a related discipline at the time of appointment, and must have demonstrated the potential to build a strong research program and an excellent teaching record.

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/74632.

 

Faculty Position in Energy System Engineering

As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, NC State University seeks two additional faculty members to provide key leadership in sustainable energy systems and policy (SESP). Two new faculty with expertise in energy economics and policy have already joined the SESP cluster. Desired SESP capabilities for the two remaining positions include, but are not limited to, developing and applying mathematical models of energy systems; develop methods and algorithms for simulating large-scale dynamic systems; develop controls and methods for normal and emergency control of electric power systems; design monitoring as well as control and pricing algorithms for electric power systems with distributed generation; modeling economy, technology, and policy interactions in evolving smart grids and electricity markets under uncertainty; evaluating the environmental impacts of energy technology using life cycle assessment, and performing systems-level analysis that considers interactions between energy and other infrastructure systems.

We welcome applications from all disciplines, but applicants must demonstrate a strong connection to the SESP vision and goal. The home department will be matched to the domain and expertise of the faculty candidate. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a field relevant to the SESP theme. Positions are open to any rank at the time of appointment. Applicants at the senior level should have demonstrated excellence in research and a sustained record of collaborative work. All candidates, regardless of rank, should have a strong capacity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the capacity to mentor doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. Questions about the position may be directed to Joe DeCarolis or Laura Taylor

For more information and to apply, please see: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/75661.

 

Open Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position In Digital Forensics

As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, NC State University seeks a digital forensics scholar to join the Forensic Sciences cluster. The digital forensics position is an open rank tenured/tenure track position, will begin in August 2017 and is targeted for the College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science or Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. We seek innovative and transformative academic leaders whose scholarship will advance NC State’s position as one of the premier universities of its kind. The Forensic Sciences cluster builds on a nationally leading, campus-wide strength in forensics anthropology, entomology, chemical, fiber and polymer/materials analysis and DNA-based forensic tools.

Forensic Science is a multidisciplinary profession with the common goal of providing pragmatic results and analysis supporting the judicial system. The Forensic Sciences cluster was established in 2013 with three hires and is currently seeking additional hires to expand the work of the cluster. A particular focus at this time is to grow a national and international interdisciplinary strength in Safety and Security. Two new positions have been established to support the growth of the cluster. They are: (1) an animal forensics scientist (College of Veterinary Medicine) and (2) a digital forensics engineer (College of Engineering).

We seek a scientist with a nationally recognized high-impact research program in digital forensics, recognized as a pioneering leader in the development of new digital forensics initiatives. We are flexible and open to any strong candidates in digital forensics, including the following areas: facial and voice recognition, biometric identification, image and video analysis, steganography, digital information authenticity, provenance, forgery and tampering detection, analysis of device memory and storage, analysis and correlation of log files, database transactions, and network traffic, as well as collection, preservation, and analysis of email, social networks, web pages, location data, contact lists, phone logs, images, etc. The criminal justice and intelligence communities are developing tools, measurement methods, standards, and data to support forensic analysis of digital evidence. A video describing some aspects of digital forensics may be found at https://youtu.be/cX0KCnOX8d0, created by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in a relevant technical field. Priority will be given to candidates that have demonstrated interdisciplinary collaborations that cut across academic units. The candidate will be expected to build and maintain an extramurally funded research program and also play a leadership role in the NC State Forensics program appropriate to their rank and experience. The candidate should have a strong capacity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the capacity to mentor masters and doctoral students as well as postdoctoral fellows. Preference will be given to dynamic individuals with strong interpersonal skills and with demonstrated leadership skills.

Applications providing a cover letter, curriculum vita, a research statement and a teaching statement are accepted through our online system and will be reviewed on December 1, 2016. Additional documents may be requested of candidates who advance in the process.