Faculty Openings The Cullen College of Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Four (4) Positions - Tenured or Tenure-Track


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications for the following faculty positions:

1. M.D. Anderson Professorship (Professor): We are particularly interested in two priority areas: Healthcare and Energy. Houston is a major hub of energy related industries and research. It is also home to the world's largest medical complex - the Texas Medical Center. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in electrical/computer engineering, or a closely related field within the applied physical sciences. Successful applicants will have a record of externally funded research, peer-reviewed publications, and instructional innovation.

2. Advanced Computer Engineering (Assistant/Associate Professor): We are interested in candidates with expertise in any aspect of advanced computer engineering including chip design, embedded and mobile systems, high-performance computing, energy efficient computing, and computing in extreme environments (e.g., space, subsea, and underground).

3. Computational Modeling & Analytics (Assistant/Associate Professor): We are interested in candidates with expertise in large-scale multi-physics modeling (electromagnetics, thermal, electrochemical, fluidic systems) and data analytics with applications to micro and nanosystems, power electronics systems, oil & gas systems, and bio-medical systems. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in the use of supercomputing.

4. Airborne Image Computing (Assistant Professor): We are interested in candidates with expertise in computer vision, computational geometry, computational imaging, multimodality fusion, and autonomous systems, with applications to remote sensing imagery.The successful candidate will be part of the faculty of the NSF funded National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), and the Geosensing Systems Engineering (GSE) Research Center.


University and Department: The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center, and is home to excellent research facilities on campus. In addition, the Texas Medical Center, NASA, and the petroleum industry offer collaborative opportunities. The Carnegie Foundation recognized UH as a research university with very high research activity. It has approximately 38,000 students. The department has recently embarked on an exciting period of research growth, rising rankings, and committed leadership. Houston is a thriving city with an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

Application Procedures:

Time Frame: The start date of this appointment is September 1, 2014. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

How to Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three references to:

Prof. Badri Roysam
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston
N325, Engineering Bldg. 1
Houston, Texas 77204-4005

Electronic copies of these documents should be sent as a single PDF file labeled "LastName-FirstName.PDF" to ECEfacultysearch@EE.UH.EDU . Pre-application enquiries and visits are welcome.

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.