University of California, Santa Cruz: Assistant Professor, Hardware Acceleration

The Department of Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a tenure track (Assistant Professor) position in Hardware Acceleration. We seek outstanding applicants who have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in the design of hardware accelerators for cloud computing. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program, advise graduate students in their research area, obtain external funding, develop and teach courses within the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, perform university, public, and professional service, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.

Departmental research has several areas of excellence: computer systems, design technologies, networks, embedded and autonomous systems, sensor technology and cyber-physical systems. UCSC is the nearest University of California campus to Silicon Valley and has close research ties with the local computer industry. UCSC is the home of many research centers including the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, Storage Systems Research Center and the new Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center. We are also affiliated with CITRIS and QB3.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering, or computer science field, expected to be completed by June 30, 2018; demonstrated record of research and teaching.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2018 (with academic year beginning September 2018). All Ph.D. requirements must be completed by June 30, 2019 for employment beyond that date.

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CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on December 22, 2017. Open until filled

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

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last updated 8-Nov-2017