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Job Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of System-on-a-Chip. The department is primarily interested in applicants at the assistant professor rank, although individuals at senior ranks with exceptional credentials may also be considered.  The anticpated start date for the position is September, 2017.


The successful candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in controls and related areas and to establish a strong, externally funded research program. 

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has 24 faculty members with over 500 undergraduate and graduate students. The department has undergraduate degrees in Electrical, Computer and Robotic Engineering and graduate degree programs in Electrical, Computer and Software engineering.

Required Qualifications*

Applications must have an earned Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering (or a closely related field) with a strong emphasis on Evidence of teaching excellence and research potential is required. In addition to teaching courses in the computer engineering area (for both graduate and undergraduate levels), several of the following courses would be desirable: introduction to system-on-chips, computer hardware design, computer architecture, VHDL/Verilog, Reconfigurable computing, and parallel processing. A willingness to support undergraduate and graduate research is also expected. The candidate is evaluated by the potential to delivery excellent teaching, acquire research grants, guide Ph.D. students and collaborate with industry.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.

The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; those received prior to December 31, 2016, will receive highest priority.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.