Tenure-track Faculty Position in Electrical Engineering

Expiring today

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Details

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks applicants for a position at the tenure-track level in Electrical Engineering, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

This is a broad faculty search and we welcome applicants in all areas of electrical and computer systems engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with sufficient breadth to be able to work across multiple levels along the continuum of EE topics: materials, devices, circuits, systems, algorithms and theory. Examples include, but are not limited to: emerging techniques for circuits and VLSI systems; embedded systems and IoT; systems that combine ubiquitous sensing, actuation, and control; computational sensing; software/hardware co-design; computer architecture; approximate computing; biomedical devices.

Electrical Engineering at Harvard benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, world-leading faculty, proximity to world-class science departments and professional schools, significant industrial collaborations, and substantial support from the Harvard Paulson School. Engineering at Harvard University is experiencing a period of strong growth and expansion following the largest gift in the University’s history, received from John A. Paulson, in support of SEAS. Information about Harvard’s current faculty, research, and educational programs in electrical engineering is available at http://www.seas.harvard.edu/electrical-engineering.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

In addition, we seek candidates who have a strong research record, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.

Special Instructions

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, and up to three representative papers. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for three to five references. The application is complete when three letters have been received. Applicant review will begin November 1, 2016. Candidates should apply no later than December 1 for full consideration, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Madlena Usupova

Contact Email


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague
  2. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you hold a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

  1. Publication
  2. Publication 2
  3. Publication 3