Assistant or Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Engineering and Architect, College of Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boise State University is hiring for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Preferred areas of specialization should encompass electromagnetics, including areas such as lasers, photonics, plasmas, antennas, and RF and microwave devices.

The Department also has needs in the broad area of signals and systems, including but not limited to signal processing, wireless networks and communications, antenna/RF design, image processing, channel modeling/characterization, and Internet of Things (IoT).

Regardless of the candidate’s focus area(s), experience with obtaining and conducting funded research is expected. Additional expectations include excellence in teaching and instruction, supervision and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students, and service to the community and profession.

Separately, the Department is seeking faculty specializing in semiconductor device processing and fabrication, semiconductor device physics, integrated circuit design, and/or computer systems engineering with an emphasis on cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, or emerging computing architectures. Those interested in applying to the openings in semiconductor device processing or computer systems engineering should apply to requisition 497134.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is part of the vibrant College of Engineering, which is ranked in the top 150 colleges by US News & World Report for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The College offers a variety of accredited programs and receives a high level of support from industry in Idaho and the intermountain west. Our vision is to be a leading student success-driven college recognized for teaching and scholarship with statewide and global impact. 

Boise State University is the largest public university in Idaho with an enrollment of more than 24,000 students. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral University with High Research Activity. Boise State is located in Idaho’s capital city and largest metropolitan area, serving as the state's government, business, high-tech, economic, and cultural center. In addition to close proximity to vast outdoor recreation, the Boise metropolitan area has a thriving, diverse economy, a booming cultural scene, and quality health care. To further enhance the superb quality of life Boise offers, Boise State has committed to sustaining the conditions necessary for faculty to enter and thrive in their academic careers while meeting personal and family responsibilities. Boise State and the ECE Department are also committed to an inclusive, equitable, and diverse cultural environment in accordance with regional populations and the broader engineering workforce.  Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State.

Minimum Requirements:  A PhD in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.

Salary and Benefits:  Boise State offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits commensurate with experience. More information on benefits can be found at Startup packages are commensurate with experience and expected research needs. Reduced course loads are offered based on scholarly activity.

To Apply:  Qualified applicants should apply and submit the required materials through our careers site. Application materials should include:

  • A cover letter

  • CV

  • Statements of teaching and research interests (1-3 pages each), 

  • Contact information for at least three professional references. 

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and continue until a qualified pool has been identified.    

Questions related to this search or to request accommodations needed should be directed to the search committee chair - Dr. Kurtis Cantley (


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