Faculty Positions Available

EECS Assistant Professor, Quantum Computing and Information Science (QCIS)

The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for an approved tenure-track position in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the Assistant Professor level in the specialized area of Quantum Computing and Information Science (QCIS). The expected start date for the position is July 1, 2021. Joint appointments with department-affiliated institutes and initiatives, or other UC Berkeley departments, will also be considered.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Candidate applications should demonstrate exceptional performance and plans for creating innovative and far-reaching solutions to important problems in QCIS. Candidates should show potential to make interdisciplinary research contributions to advance the state of QCIS research and education. All aspects of QCIS will be considered. Preference will be given 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.

Core Values: Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these 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: https://engineering.berkeley.edu/diversity. Support for faculty candidates on writing effective statements that demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, can be found at: https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates.

How to Apply

To apply go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02766

Complete applications should be received by February 26, 2021, when the application period closes. Applications received after that date will not be considered. Applications will be considered complete only when all required materials have been received.

Recommenders providing letters of reference should submit them as early as possible, preferably by February 26, 2021. Candidates are responsible for asking their references to upload letters as part of the online application process. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential recommenders, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

If you have questions or need further information about this recruitment process, please email:  eecs-faculty-recruiting@eecs.berkeley.edu.

The University of California 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Part-Time Lecturer Pool

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Electrical Engineering or Computer Science courses should an opening arise. These are not tenure‐track positions – selected candidates will hold the title of Lecturer. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions typically range from 17% to 33% time in a given semester. Due to budget restrictions, no funding is available for visa or relocation expenses.

In addition to lecturing responsibilities, general duties for these positions include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g. syllabus) and maintaining a course website.

Basic qualifications: The minimum qualification required to be considered an applicant for the position is a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) and must be met by the time of application.

Additional qualifications: The following additional qualifications are required by the start date of the job. Advanced degree or five years teaching and/or industry experience.

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching courses in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, particularly courses with 200+ students. Experience managing large course staff

Salary is based on degree, previous college-level teaching experience, and equity within the department; the starting level is approximately $63,788 annually (full‐time rate) for Electrical Engineering lecturers and $85,788 for Computer Science lecturers (full‐time rate).

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family, if applicable.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02807.

We will only contact your references if you are a finalist for the position and we will seek your permission before doing so. All letters will be treated as confidential per the University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential recommenders, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submission of letters.

The posting will remain open until February 1, 2022 to accommodate upcoming Department course needs. Appointments for summer sessions are usually reviewed in March. Appointments for the fall semester are usually reviewed in April, for the spring semester in October. The pool will close on February 1, 2022; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, you will need to submit a new application. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to eecs-lecturer-recruiting@eecs.berkeley.edu.

The University of California 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Please note that we do not offer technical internships in the EECS Department to the general public.