Job Information

University of Utah Assistant Professor (Lecturer) for Electrical and Computer Engineering in Incheon, South Korea

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Department 00065 - Elect & Computer Engineering

City Incheon, South Korea

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin August 1, 2024


The Electrical and Computer Engineering ( ECE ) Department at the University of Utah Asia Campus (U Asia Campus: ) invites applications for a career-line (non-tenure-line, renewable contract) position of Assistant Professor (Lecturer) or higher rank at U Asia Campus. The responsibilities include teaching courses in Electrical Engineering (EE) including introductory classes on circuits, signals and systems, and/or semiconductor device physics, etc. (in English). The position’s starting date is for the Fall Semester 2024, with appointment beginning on August 1st, 2024, in New Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea. Applicants should hold an EE/CE PhD or an equivalent degree by the time of the appointment and exhibit a strong commitment to teaching. Experience with and interest in teaching in a multilingual context are preferred, and international teaching experience is also preferred.

U Asia Campus full-time faculty members are provided with housing, health benefit plan and child tuition benefit. The U Asia Campus also provides some personal and professional travel and professional development funds.

U Asia Campus is part of a multi-university campus in New Songdo City, Incheon, South Korea. The city has a well-established transportation network including Incheon International Airport which allows easy travel to international destinations, as well as a convenient subway to Seoul within an hour. U Asia Campus is recognized as a top global education hub in Northeast Asia and around the world with access to the University of Utah’s diverse faculty, staff, and creative academic culture at the Asia Campus. U Asia Campus hosts several undergraduate programs, including Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Games, Communication, Film and Media Arts, Accounting, Information Systems, Psychology, and Urban Ecology. All non-language courses are conducted in English.

The University of Utah is renowned for its engineering programs. This expansion to U Asia Campus creates a unique faculty and student experience for multidisciplinary collaboration, technical leadership, teamwork, and creative excellence. As an international intellectual community, U Asia Campus welcomes outstanding global faculty who encourage diversity, openness, and creative learning and contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to the learning and research environment. Opportunities are available to collaborate with faculty at the main campus in Salt Lake City and utilize the University of Utah’s resources. The position offers growth opportunities for promotion through academic ranks.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations, peer review letters and/or a teaching portfolio), and a list of three references (sought after the initial screening). Individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, disability, age, or other personal characteristics. Questions about the position may be directed to Prof. Fatemeh Mahalian at .

EDI Commitment

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is committed to fostering and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion ( EDI ). We recognize the need to develop a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body and encourage applicants with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and expertise to apply.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 12/21/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01159CF

Type Faculty