Career opportunities

December 11, 2018

The College of Engineering at Wayne State University has embarked on an initiative to create a world‐class center of research excellence in Cyber‐Physical Systems (CPS). The College of Engineering is a leader in the practical integration of teaching and research. Located in Midtown Detroit, Wayne State University is a preeminent public urban research university known for academic and research excellence, success across a diverse student body and meaningful engagement in its urban community. The College has more than 130 faculty with a student enrollment of 3,700. Currently a sizeable group of faculty from multiple departments collaborate on cross‐cutting research including work in areas such as Sensors, Smart Buildings/Infrastructure, Wireless Health, automotive electronics and Intelligent Transportation Systems to name a few. 

In support of the College initiative, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering invites applications for two faculty positions in the following areas: computer architecture, computer systems, cloud computing, edge computing, machine learning, hardware security, mixed signal integrated circuits, RFICs, autonomous systems, and embedded systems for IoT in automotive and health care applications. The successful candidates must have the ability to develop and maintain a productive research program, including external funding, supervise the thesis and dissertation research of graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses and contribute to college and university service activities. Candidates should possess Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a closely related field. We expect to make the appointment at the Assistant Professor level but will consider exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level. Position starting date is August 19, 2019

All applicants can apply online (posting #043981 or #043982) based on research areas. Electronic applications must include a cover letter, statement of research and teaching and curriculum vitae with the contact information of three references (names & addresses). 

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep‐rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.