ECE Open Faculty Positions

Searching for Faculty PositionsThe 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, networking and nanosystems. Candidates should have a strong commitment to human and intellectual diversity. All areas of computing and networking are of interest. The department seeks candidates who apply their disciplines to emerging areas, including but not limited to: cloud computing, big data, internet-of-things, trusted computing, emerging computing paradigms, and computing with emerging devices. Candidates are also being sought in support of the NSF Advanced Self-powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) Nanosystems Engineering Research Center ( which is focused on personal health and environmental monitoring. Areas of interest include nano-enabled low power devices, energy harvesting devices and systems, ultra-low power sensors and low power circuits. Candidates with interests in applying nanotechnology to improve understanding and measurement of human physiological parameters and of the man-machine interface are also encouraged to apply. Exceptional candidates in other areas will also be considered. 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.

About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The ECE Department has 54 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, over 950 undergraduate students, 500 Masters graduate students, and 250 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.

About NC State University

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.

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applicants will receive consideration starting November 1, 2014. Applicants should submit the following online at (reference position number 00000590): cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names and complete contact information of four references, including email addresses and phone numbers. The cover letter and research statement should address the candidate’s qualifications and vision for pursuing one or more emerging areas as described above. Candidates can obtain information about the department and its research programs, as well as more detail about the positions advertised at Inquiries may be sent via email to Prof. Wenye Wang, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at

AA/EOE. Women and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.