Tenure-Track Faculty Positions - UTK

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The Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) seeks exceptional candidates to fill two campus cluster positions in domains surrounding electrical engineering and mobility, and AI in manufacturing innovations and applications.

Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2023, and will continue until the positions are filled. 

Complete qualifications and application instructions for each position can be found by visiting the EECS Employment and Opportunities website at https://www.eecs.utk.edu/resources/employment-opportunities/.

UTK is the flagship university and the premier public research institute in the State of Tennessee. EECS at UTK has 44 full-time T/TT faculty members, including 2 members of the National Academy of Engineering, 13 IEEE Fellows, and 13 NSF/DOE CAREER awardees. The department has a growing enrollment of more than 1,000 undergraduate and 250 graduate students across the three majors of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science.

The City of Knoxville is a hidden gem with an elegant and walkable downtown, rich and varied nightlife, intercultural events, vibrant neighborhoods, eclectic restaurants, and amazing access to outdoor activities of all kinds as well as exciting cultural events throughout the year. From Knoxville’s TYS Airport, there are >20 nonstop flights to major airports in the US, including direct flights to cities such as DC, NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, and Miami. Knoxville is within an easy driving distance to Nashville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Asheville, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 

In addition, the City of Knoxville and the surrounding areas boast great K-12 schools and one of the most highly educated populations in the entire US. From 2007 to 2017, Tennessee’s overall economy growth ranked #7 among all 50 US states. In 2019, US News ranked the State of Tennessee in the US as the #1 in fiscal stability, #12 in economy, and #13 in infrastructure.