The University of Kansas (KU) Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science seeks individuals for three tenure track positions in the disciplines of electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. Candidates are expected to contribute to the development of academic and research programs and to the research community. Applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate, or equivalent in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or related fields at the time of appointment.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. by the time of appointment. The following positions are open at the assistant professor (tenure-track) level, with the possibility of higher rank for the exceptional applicant, with experience in:

Data Science -Machine learning, large-scale data analytics, semantics, provenance.

Bioinformatics/health informatics/biomedical informatics – translational bioinformatics; computational systems biology; decision support in health systems; storing, retrieving, analyzing biological and/or health data.

Power systems engineering – focusing on the integration of renewable energy resources, e.g., photovoltaic and wind systems, into the power grid to create reliable and resilient future power systems is preferred. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable, distributed generation and storage; power system operation and planning; power system dynamics and control; smart and micro grid.

Exceptional applicants in other closely related areas to the above topics may be considered.

The KU School of Engineering is rapidly expanding with research and teaching facilities. KU is focused on four key campus-wide strategic initiatives. For more information, see Successful candidates should describe in their application materials how their work addresses one or more of KU’s strategic initiatives.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted at

  • Applications should include:
  • a letter of application,
  • curriculum vita,
  • a statement of research interests and plans,
  • a statement of teaching interests and plans,
  • and contact information for three references.

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 2, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. The appointment will be effective as negotiated.

Questions can be sent to: KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

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