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Division of Engineering and Applied Science

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Close Date:
Open until filled.


The Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Electrical Engineering. We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research in the areas of photonics, electromagnetics, micro- and nano-electronics, power, sensing, imaging, and integrated systems using non-traditional technologies and devices. Candidates whose research crosses between practical system design and information science are also encouraged to apply.

Qualifications include a PhD in electrical engineering or an appropriate engineering or science-related discipline.

Interested applicants should submit an electronic application. Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 15, 2018, but applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled. The term of the initial appointment at the assistant professor level is four years, with appointment contingent upon completion of a PhD in a relevant field.

Questions about the application process may be directed to ee-search@caltech.edu.

Instructions for Applicants

  1. Create an account.
  2. Fill out the application form.
  3. After you submit your application form send the link that is provided to your three to five references and have them upload their letters of recommendation.
  4. Upload the following documents (as individual files or in one combined pdf):
    • curriculum vita;
    • research statement;
    • teaching statement;
    • key publications;
    • names and contact information of 3 to 5 references.

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, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-4506 for assistance or contact ee-search@caltech.edu.