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(Open Rank) Lecturer of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Viterbi School of Engineering Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ( at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering ( seeks outstanding faculty candidates for full time, non-tenure track, benefits eligible teaching positions. Candidates should have the experience and knowledge necessary to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one of the following fields: (i) Computer Engineering - including topics such as VLSI design, embedded systems, cloud and data center architectures, design of application specific architectures and systems such as GPUs, hardware for machine learning, and beyond-CMOS devices such as quantum and superconducting systems; and (ii) Systems Engineering - including topics such as pattern recognition and machine learning, probability and random variables, linear algebra, numerical optimization, and applications in signal and image processing, communications, and control.

Candidates should be strongly committed to teaching and mentoring. In addition to classroom instruction, teaching faculty are expected to be actively involved in innovation and development of curriculum and pedagogical methods of instruction. Other duties include engaging in service to students, the department, and the university. Candidates with interests in teaching of lab classes, supervision of capstone design projects, and industry experience are strongly encouraged to apply. We are seeking candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and willing to contribute to engagement with and inclusion of students from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds. The Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcome applications from women, those of African, Hispanic and Native American descent, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Qualified candidates must have a PhD degree (or equivalent) in Electrical and Computer Engineering or a related field by the date of the appointment.  Applications for appointment at the following levels, depending on experience, will be considered: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of ECE Practice, and Professor of ECE Practice.

The anticipated start date is January 1, 2024. Applicants must include a cover letter describing your background, area(s) of specialization and teaching experience, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and contact information for four professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with and able to comment on the candidate’s teaching experience. Applicants may optionally also include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Applications should be submitted by September 15, 2023. Applications received after this date may not be considered. Early applications are highly encouraged.

Applications should be submitted here

The annual base salary range for the following faculty ranks in this posting are:

Lecturer: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00

Senior Lecturer: $100,000.00 - $130,0000.00

Associate Professor of Engineering Practice: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00

Professor of Engineering Practice: $140,500.00 - $200,000.00

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier of engineering schools in the world with 199 full-time, tenure-track faculty members. The school is home to the Information Sciences Institute and affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies, and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment. USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.


REQ20137738 Posted Date: 08/07/2023

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