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Electrical Engineering: Bioelectronics, Assistant Professor (Open Until Filled, Initial Review 1/3/17) 9/10/2016

University of California - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA

University of California - Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz, CA
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Job #JPF00389

* Engineering School - Electrical Engineering


Open date: September 9th, 2016
Last review date: January 3rd, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding applicants with appropriate expertise, established records, and exceptional potential for research in the area of Bioelectronics. Our focus is for candidates with expertise in brain machine interfaces, devices that manipulate and record neuronal activity and development, neural prosthesis, functional brain imaging, bioelectronics, biosensors, analog and mixed-mode circuit design, implantable devices and flexible electronics. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance our excellence in research and strengthen our strong commitment to teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. UCSC is the home of many research centers and programs including the W.M. Keck Center For Adaptive Optical Microscopy (, the W. M. Keck Center For Nanoscale Optofluidics ( and the Biomedical Research program (

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program, obtain external funding, teach courses that contribute to the Electrical Engineering Department undergraduate and graduate curriculum, mentor and advise students at the graduate and undergraduate level, and perform University and professional service. The candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and/or service.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in electrical engineering, materials science, physics, or a closely related field expected to be conferred by June 30, 2017; demonstrated record of research; demonstrated record of publications; and demonstrated experience in university teaching.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated excellence in innovative research; a strong record of publications; demonstrated excellence in university teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels; and, a record of extramural funding.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2017 with the academic year beginning September 2017. Ph.D. must be conferred by June 30, 2018 for employment beyond this date.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; 5) 2 3 publications); and 6) 3 confidential letters of reference.* Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

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Refer to Position #JPF00389-17 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC s confidentiality statement at

REVISED CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/2017.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.



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Cover Letter - Letter of application

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching



Publications - A third publication is optional (Optional)

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)


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