Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of California Berkeley College of Engineering

Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Job #JPF03155
  • Elec Engr & Computer Sc / College of Engineering / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

Application Window

Open September 29th, 2021 through Friday, Dec 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for approved tenure-track positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Assistant Professor level. Joint appointments with department-affiliated institutes and initiatives, or other UC Berkeley departments, will also be considered.

With priority given to overall originality and promise versus sub-area of specialization, preference will be given to applicants interested in creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems in electrical engineering and/or computer science, as well as to applicants whose research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

Core Values: Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available at: Details of the department's programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment can be found at:

Application documents should be received by the application window deadline. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Applications will be considered complete only when all required materials have been received.





Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. with full list of publications
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research - A statement summarizing your research accomplishments, current work, and future direction/ potential of your work.
  • Statement of Teaching - A statement summarizing your teaching experience and qualifications as well as your pedagogical practices, observations, and advances. The teaching statement should also include information on the course(s) you are qualified to teach and any new courses you would be interested in developing.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Publication 1 - A copy of your most recent published work (1 of 3)
  • Publication 2 - A copy of your most recent published work (2 of 3)
  • Publication 3 - A copy of your most recent published work (3 of 3)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Recommenders providing letters of reference should submit them as early as possible, preferably by December 10, 2021. Candidates are responsible for asking their references to upload letters as part of the online application process.

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Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Berkeley, CA