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Associate/Full Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Associate/Full Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering
Requisition Number FTFR000874
Division/College College of Engineering
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 10/31/2016

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Northeastern University invites applications for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the associate or full professor level from exceptional candidates with a proven record of scholarly productivity, technical leadership, and external research funding. We are particularly interested in control and cyber-physical-social systems, machine learning and data science, robotics and human-system interaction, micro/nano-devices, and communication and networking; however, outstanding candidates in all areas will be carefully considered.


A Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field is required by the start date. Outstanding candidates at all levels will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to develop strong independent research programs with emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational research and to excel in teaching in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. The successful senior candidate should be an established researcher with a strong record of funding, peer-reviewed publications, and technical leadership.

Additional Information

ECE Department has 54 tenured/tenure track faculty with established areas of excellence in communication, computer engineering, control, electromagnetics, micro/nano systems and devices, networks, optics, power electronics and systems, signal processing. Northeastern University is ideally located in the heart of Boston and is in close proximity to a number of major academic institutions, innovative technology companies and laboratories. Northeastern’s departments and research centers maintain strong collaborative interactions with many of these institutions, and the University is also home to a number of NSF-, DHS-, NIST and NIH-supported research centers, including Gordon-CenSSIS, CURENT, and ALERT. At the core of the Northeastern engineering education experience is our top ranked cooperative education program.

Northeastern University, founded in 1898, is a global, experiential, research university. Our tradition of partnership and engagement creates a distinctive approach to education and research built on the values of experiential learning, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Northeastern is the recognized leader in experiential learning, powered by the world’s most innovative cooperative-education program. We offer students opportunities for professional work, research, service, and global learning across the United States and 82 other countries on seven continents. The same spirit of real-world engagement guides a use-inspired research enterprise that is strategically aligned with three global imperatives: health, security, and sustainability. Northeastern offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Seattle.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern is an E-Verify Employer.

How to Apply: Visit the College website Application should include (1) cover letter; (2) detailed curriculum vitae; (3) research development statement; (4) teaching statement; (5) copy of one sample journal paper; and (6) list of four references with contact information. Questions regarding these positions should be directed to Prof. Deniz Erdogmus at

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
  6. Journal Paper
Optional Documents

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