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The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position Openings

Faculty Search for the
C. Tycho Howle Chair in Collaborative Computing Environments

Applications and nominations are sought for the C. Tycho Howle Chair in Collaborative Computing Environments. The endowed position will be filled by an individual who merits the rank of Professor with tenure and who has an internationally recognized record of outstanding scholarship. Outstanding candidates in all areas of computing will be considered; particularly desirable research areas include software-defined networking, other areas of high-performance computing and networking,  cyber security, cyber-physical systems, and software/data-enabled science. The person filling the Chair will hold a faculty position in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. A joint appointment with the School of Computing may also be possible. The holder of the Chair is expected to maintain affiliation and close collaboration with computing researchers across the campus, including participation in the Clemson University CyberInstitute.

The CyberInstitute is a multi-disciplinary, university-wide research initiative spanning topics that address or utilize cyber infrastructure. The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest and most active at Clemson, with over 40 faculty members, approximately 550 undergraduates and 200 graduate students. The School of Computing includes more than 30 faculty members, approximately 600 undergraduates and 220 graduate students.  

Clemson University is the land-grant institution for the State of South Carolina enrolling approximately 16,000 undergraduates and 4,200 graduate students. Five interdisciplinary colleges house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, business, social sciences, arts and education. A faculty of 1,400 and staff of 3,000 support 84 undergraduate degree offerings, 73 master’s degree programs and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $956 million and an endowment of $623 million fund programs and operations. The University has externally funded research expenditures of $100 million per year. Research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina.

Today, Clemson University is ranked 20th among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report, and remains true to its roots as a science- and engineering-oriented research university with a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson University is described by students and faculty as an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit and a competitive drive to excel.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a current curriculum vita and a minimum of five references with full contact information. Electronic submissions (PDF files) to ecefacsearch@clemson.edu are preferred, but applications and nominations can also be mailed to ECE Faculty Search, 105 Riggs Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA. Application material must be received by June 1, 2015 to receive guaranteed consideration, though the search will remain open until the position is filled. 

Faculty Search for the
Duke Energy Smartgrid Technology Endowed Chair

Applications and nominations are sought for the Duke Energy Smartgrid Technology Endowed Chair. The endowed position will be filled by an individual who merits the rank of Professor with tenure and who has an internationally recognized record of outstanding scholarship.  The candidate's research must encompass a broad range of topics related to smart grids such as power systems, power electronics, energy storage, and renewable energy.  In addition, the candidate must have a solid understanding of the cyberinfrastructure-related areas of power systems such as embedded systems, cybersecurity, networking, and remote sensing. The person filling the Chair will hold a faculty position in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson. It is expected that the holder of the Chair and researchers at the Clemson University Research Institute (CURI) campus in North Charleston SC will maintain close mutual collaboration.  In addition, the Smartgrid Technology Endowed Chair will help recruit two distinguished professors in the smart grid area.

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest and most active departments at Clemson, with over 40 faculty members, approximately 550 undergraduates and 190 graduate students.  The CURI campus houses a $98M facility initiated in 2009 from a $45M Department of Energy grant.  The facility includes the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center which contains the world’s most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility capable of full-scale highly accelerated mechanical and electrical testing of advanced drivetrain systems for wind turbines.  The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center also houses the Duke Energy Electrical Grid Research Innovation and Development (eGRID) Center, a facility with real-time simulation and 20MVA hardware-in-the-loop capability.

Clemson University is the land-grant institution for the State of South Carolina enrolling approximately 16,000 undergraduates and 4,200 graduate students. Five interdisciplinary colleges house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, business, social sciences, arts and education. A faculty of 1,400 and staff of 3,000 support 84 undergraduate degree offerings, 73 master’s degree programs and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $956 million and an endowment of $623 million fund programs and operations. The University has externally funded research expenditures of $100 million per year. Research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at 3 innovation campuses and 6 research and education centers located throughout South Carolina.  Clemson University is ranked 20th among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a current curriculum vita and a minimum of five references with full contact information. Electronic submissions (PDF files) to ecefacsearch@clemson.edu are preferred, but applications and nominations can also be mailed to ECE Faculty Search, 105 Riggs Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA. To ensure full consideration, applicants must apply by August 1, 2015; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled.

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University is also seeking applicants for multiple faculty positions at all ranks. The Department seeks applicants in technical areas associated with electronics (e.g., optoelectronics, lasers, semiconductor optical devices, integrated optics, fiber optics, microwave circuits, terahertz devices, lab-on-chip, microsystems, nanoscale devices, flexible electronics), intelligent systems (e.g., control systems, artificial intelligence, soft computing, robotics), and other areas of computer engineering (high-performance computing, computer vision, networking, cyber security, and software/data-enabled science). Outstanding candidates will also be considered for the Samuel Rhodes Professorship and the Warren Owens Assistant Professorship.

The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest and most active at Clemson, with 30 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 570 undergraduates and 190 graduate students. Many members of the faculty are known internationally; they include seven IEEE Fellows, three endowed chairs, and eight named professors. Externally funded research expenditures exceeded $5.7 million in 2014. Clemson University is a land-grant institution committed to academic excellence, world-class research and a high quality of life. Six interdisciplinary colleges and schools house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, natural resources, business, social sciences, arts and humanities, health care, and education. A faculty of 1,500 and staff of 3,000 support over 80 undergraduate degree offerings, and more than 70 master's and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $1 billion and an endowment of more than $500 million fund programs and operations. Major new research, graduate education, and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina. Today, Clemson University is ranked 20th among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report, and remains true to its roots as a science- and engineering-oriented research university with a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Clemson University is described by students and faculty as an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a minimum of five references with full contact information. Electronic submissions (PDF files) to ecefacsearch@clemson.edu are preferred, but applications and nominations can also be mailed to ECE Faculty Search, 105 Riggs Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA. Application material must be received by March 1, 2015 to receive guaranteed consideration, though the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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