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Note: This page contains information about applying for openings in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Faculty

Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

The Ohio State University invites applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. All areas and ranks will be con­sidered. We are especially interested in

(i) robotics, including human/robot interactions,

(ii) mobile health sensing and health analytics,  

(iii) both senior and junior faculty in cybersecurity (including hardware-enabled cybersecurity and mobility),

(iv) electric machines and variable frequency drive systems, and

(v) Director, ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

All positions may involve joint appointments with other engineering departments. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and outstanding academic credentials. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program, show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities, and demon­strate outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Some of these positions are partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas that build on the university’s culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Applicants are requested to send the following to Professor John L. Volakis at eng-ece-search@osu.edu, in this numbered order:

(1) letter of applica­tion,

(2) curriculum vitae,

(3) statement of research plans,

(4) brief statement of teaching philosophy,

(5) name, address, and email of four references

 

The Ohio State University is an ADVANCE University. Women and under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

 

 

(i) Robotics, including human/robot interactions

A successful candidate should have substantial research experience in the general field of robotics for both fundamentals and applications. Interested areas include, but are not limited to: intelligent robots, human/robot interactions, mobile robots, industrial robots for modern manufacturing automation, and service robots for civilian and defense applications.

(ii) Mobile Health and Health Analysis

A successful faculty candidate is expected to have research experience in one of these fields: mobile health, sensing and monitoring for health, bio
imaging, body networks, health analytics, bio sensor design. Areas of interest include, but not limited to, sensing, imaging, signal processing, image processing, and data analytics.

(iii) Mobility and Cybersecurity

A successful faculty candidate is expected to have research experience in one of these general fields: cybersecurity, mobile computing, and computer architecture. Interested areas include, but not limited to: cybersecurity (including hardware-enable security), mobile computing, computer architecture and systems, cloud computing, Internet of things, data center management, embedded and real-time systems, and energy-efficient computer designs.

(iv) Electric Machines and Variable Frequency Drive Systems

Candidates are invited for a faculty position in the area of electric machines and variable speed systems.  Candidates are expected to have research experience in the general field of electric machines and variable speed systems for both fundamentals and applications. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in high power density, high efficiency and intelligent control of electric machines, and their applications to electrified transportation such as land-, air-, and sea-vehicles, and renewable energy systems.

(v) Director, ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

 

Description: The Department of Electrical and Computer and Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications for a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL).  We welcome outstanding applicants in areas that align with or complement the research strengths of ESL. We are also interested in candidates who can expand the research breadth of ESL. A more detailed description of the research strengths at ESL can be found at (https://electroscience.osu.edu/research-areas).  In addition, to the regular duties of a senior faculty member, as Director of the ElectroScience Laboratory the candidate will be the chief academic and administrative officer for the Laboratory.  The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering, and provides leadership and strategic direction for ESL as well as leads the formulation and growth of large research programs. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain active sponsored research programs, teach core undergraduate and graduate courses, and develop new graduate courses related to his/her research expertise. The successful candidate provides leadership in vision setting and strategic planning, enhance the external relations and public profile of the Laboratory, and stimulate and mentor faculty, senior researchers, and students.  The Director is also responsible for the financial and operational leadership, and sets a culture of excellence, diversity and inclusion throughout the Laboratory.

Learn more about the open Director of ESL position here: https://go.osu.edu/ESLDirectorSearch

 

The ElectroScience Laboratory: ESL is an internationally recognized center for the study of wireless and optical devices and systems. ESL comprises 17 faculty members, 12 permanent researchers on staff, 7 postdoctoral researchers, 96 graduate students, and 6 support staff, and conducts more than $11 million in research annually. ESL is located in two adjacent buildings totaling more than 33,000 sq.ft of office and laboratory space that houses world-class facilities (https://electroscience.osu.edu/facilities-and-equipment). ESL research projects span the electromagnetic spectrum from DC to gamma rays in applications that range from national defense to NASA to health care to consumer electronics. ESL has strategic industrial partnerships that comprise Fortune 50 companies to early stage startups, with dedicated space to house partner companies. It also has significant funding from domestic and international government agencies.  

 

About Ohio State: The Ohio State University is committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and improve opportunities for all. The university is committed to equal opportunity and eliminating discrimination. This commitment is both a moral imperative consistent with an intellectual community that celebrates individual differences and diversity, as well as a matter of law. Ohio State does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admission. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are a NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.  


About Columbus: The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. Our economy is balanced by a combination of education, technology, government, research, insurance and health care as major employers in the region. Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine and one of America’s best places to raise kids by Business Week. Additional information on the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

 

Applicants are requested to send the following to Professor Robert Lee (Chair of ESL Director Search) at eng-ece-search@osu.edu:

(1) a letter of application,

(2) curriculum vitae,

(3) statement of vision and direction for ESL, and

(4) names of four references (name, address and email address)

 

The Ohio State University is an ADVANCE University. Women and under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
 

Research Track faculty positions

Two new Research Track positions are now open for application in the department. All areas are solicited. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and  outstanding academic credentials. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program, and to show excellence and leadership in academic and scholarly activities.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning
community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community
members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Applicants are requested to send the following to Professor John L. Volakis at: eng-ece-search@osu.edu, in this numbered order:

(1) letter of application,

(2) curriculum vitae,

(3) statement of research plans,

(4) name, address, and email of four references

The Ohio State University is an ADVANCE University. Women and under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.


Staff


Post-Doc 

There are no current opportunities posted.



Students

 

Graduate research positions with Professors Arehart and Ringel

 

Prof. Aaron Arehart and Prof. Steve Ringel are seeking outstanding PhD applicants for an immediately-available graduate research assistant position. The research would involve study of wide bandgap materials and devices for next generation electronics with a multidisciplinary approach involving solid state physics, electrical engineering, materials science, and more. This is part of an ongoing project and is part of a much larger multi-university, industry, and government lab effort. All applicants must be permanent residents or U.S. citizens to be considered.  Please e-mail arehart.5@osu.edu and ringel.5@osu.edu and include a CV.

Two undergraduate positions open via the ElectroScience Lab

Position 1: The Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) is looking for a senior undergraduate student interested in carrying out research and in being trained on the design and development of RFIDs and sensors. His/her main tasks will be to:

·         Learn and understand RFID and sensing basics.

·         Research existing or similar technologies for RFID tracking and sensing.

·         Participate in the design and testing of ongoing projects relating to RFIDs and sensors.

Position 2: The Ohio State University ElectroScience Laboratory (ESL) is looking for a senior undergraduate student interested in carrying out research and in being trained on the design and development of wireless signal boosters/extenders. His/her main tasks will be to:

·         Learn and understand wireless signal boosting basics.

·         Research existing or similar technologies for boosting wireless signals and extending their range.

·         Participate in the design and testing of ongoing projects relating to wireless signal boosting.

 

Please contact Dr. Asimina Kiourti, kiourti.1@osu.edu