1+ months

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

University of California Davis
Davis, California 95616
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As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire leading research faculty with a strong commitment to teaching, research and service that will promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for an open rank faculty position to commences in July 2021.

This search focusses on computer vision, machine learning, data science, robotics and autonomous systems in complex and uncertain environments, and cyber-physical systems. Of interest are individuals working on system-level research that addresses multiple technical aspects of autonomous vehicles, ranging from sensing/perception, mixed autonomy traffic, human-machine interaction, to decision-making and control by leveraging advancement in sensor and information technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques. Cybersecurity and privacy of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) is also an area of interest. Expertise and interest in large scale simulations is a plus.

We are searching for innovative and collaborative researchers who will contribute to a plurality of our department’s strong research areas as well as to the broader research initiatives of the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis). The candidate is expected to contribute towards the research and teaching mission of ITS-Davis, including creating a sustainable transportation future with electric vehicles and autonomous driving technology and participating in or leading center-planning activities. Preferences will be given to those who have a solid plan and track record of working across disciplines and leading teams. Candidates must have a Ph.D., a research record of high distinction, a demonstrated commitment to teaching both undergraduate and graduate students, and a track record or potential for attracting significant extramural research support. We are also actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation students, socioeconomic status, and academic interests, as well as to help advance UC Davis’ strategic goal of improving access and building an inclusive community for marginalized populations.

Candidates must complete their application by no later than 11:59pm PST on 12/31/2020 to ensure full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until 3/31/2021, but applications received after the initial review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Additional information and application instructions can be found at http://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/.   Please review the full position description, which provides guidance on application requirements and recommendations to strengthen your application: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03708


UC Davis is ranked 5th nationally by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and 11th nationally by US News and World Report among U.S. public universities overall and for research funding. The university is ranked third in the world for campus sustainability practices by the 2019 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The campus is located in a beautiful natural setting near Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area which offers abundant opportunities for corporate and academic collaborations. Please read our full job description to learn more about UC Davis.


Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-12-01

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University of California Davis
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