Open Faculty Positions

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for three faculty positions at the Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) level starting Fall 2017. The positions are open to all areas in electrical engineering with an emphasis on the department’s three current thrust areas: aerial communication and signal processing, RF/circuit design and electronic design automation, and systems and control. An earned Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or a closely related field is required. For the Assistant Professor position we are looking for candidates with a strong publication record and the potential to succeed in securing research funding and mentoring graduate students. For the Associate Professor position we expect a sustained record of providing mentoring to junior faculty, advising graduate students, providing service to the University and profession, and securing external funding for research activities. For the Associate Professor position a significant publication record, and current research funding and graduate student mentoring are also required.

The Electrical Engineering Department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering. It is home to over 460 undergraduate and graduate students. Additional information about the department is available at the website: http://engineering.unt.edu/electrical/.

Application Procedure:

All applications must be submitted online at: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu.

Questions regarding the positions can be directed to the search committee Chair, Dr. Xinrong Li at xinrong@unt.edu. Offers of employment for the three positions will be made dependent upon avaiable funding. 

Application Deadline:

The committee will begin its review of applications on November 1, 2016, and continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

The University:

UNT, classified in the Carnegie Classification as a Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity (R1), is a major research university with rapidly growing engineering research and educational programs. As the nation’s 24th largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its almost 38,000 students through 99 bachelor’s, 83 master’s, and 36 doctoral degree programs in its 12 colleges and schools, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT is strategically located in Denton, Texas, a vibrant city with a lively arts and music culture, at the northern end of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The DFW area has more than six million people, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial establishments, and excellent school districts.

The University of North Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.