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Assistant Professor (Electrical Engineering)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Engineering Hawaii Center for Advanced Communications
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
January 25, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins April 01, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications/experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately August 1, 2017 or as soon thereafter as possible, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of electrical engineering, including teaching via various distance delivery modes as may be required. Develop externally funded research programs resulting in publications in leading scholarly journals, publish research work, supervise graduate students, and provide departmental, college and university service.
  2. The University of Hawai'i is a Carnegie doctoral/research extensive university with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The Hawaii Center for Advanced Communications (HCAC) is an Organized Research Unit (ORU) in the College of Engineering with full time tenure/tenure track faculty working on multidisciplinary research while teaching in the Electrical Engineering Department. HCAC has significant laboratory facilities including an advanced wireless communications testbed, an indoor anechoic chamber and antenna range, and a microwave network analysis laboratory equipped with several network and spectrum analyzers and microwave probe station. Graduate students in HCAC are offered M.S and PhD. degrees in electrical engineering. Current research activities in HCAC are in the area of advanced wireless communications technologies with focus on Integration of electromagnetics, digital signal processing and networking protocol assets in the design and optimization of advanced multifunction wireless physical systems. Applications areas include directional wireless networks, medical devices and systems (in collaboration with the Medical School and Queen’s Medical center) and Internet of Things research opportunities. For additional information please access HCAC web site at and other related website across the College of Engineering at
Minimum Qualifications
  1. An earned Ph.D. (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered but dissertation must be filed before start of employment) in Electrical Engineering, or a closely related discipline, with a strong research track record. The core search areas are: (i) Digital signal processing and algorithms, (ii) wireless communications networks, and (iii) digital electronic circuits. Exceptional candidates in other areas of electrical engineering will also be considered, but candidates must show how their future research will advance the core search areas in HCAC. Examples of other areas include, but are not limited to: (i) Active and passive 3D broadband Metamaterials , (ii) Advanced antenna array designs and propagation modeling and (iii) integrated cyber physical systems (includes Internet of Things).

To Apply:
Only electronic applications are accepted. Applicants should follow the instructions at for submission instructions. (The applicant should submit a cover letter specifying the position and the research area; a statement on their research interests, activities, and plans; a statement on teaching philosophy, interests, and plans; a statement on their teaching philosophy, interests, and plans; a curriculum vitae detailing research and teaching accomplishments; copies of up to 4 relevant publications; official transcripts (copies acceptable, however official transcripts will be required upon hire); and the names, addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers of 4 references).
  1. Dr. Magdy F Iskander; 808-956-3434;

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