Posting Number F000946P
Position Title Micron Endowed Professor in Microelectronics
Division/College College of Engineering
Department Electrical & Computer Engineering
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Regular Faculty
Tenure Tracking Negotiable (must be justified)
Rank Associate or Full Professor
Interim/Term Appointment No
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Type of Appointment Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College
of Engineering (COE) invites applications for the position of Micron Endowed
Professor in Microelectronics with an emphasis on Integrated Circuit design,
including low-power and low-energy applications. The primary research focus
areas may include any of the following: (1) novel architectures for
computing, memory, and storage; (2) semiconductor applications of Machine
Learning; or (3) advanced packaging and 3D IC solutions. This position
requires a strong commitment to research, teaching, and service in the next
generation of microelectronics, preparing graduate and undergraduate students
for careers in the semiconductor field through course offerings and research
opportunities. The Micron Endowed Professor should embrace Micron's vision to
“transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.” Funds from
the endowment will support the research program of the faculty member by
funding students, staff, travel, equipment and so forth. The University of
Idaho is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment that
respects individual differences and fosters engagement with all members. We
are especially interested in qualified candidates who have experience in such
an effort through their teaching, research, or service. The intent is to hire
associate or full professor with tenure – must meet eligibility criteria at
the time of offer.
A visa sponsorship is available for the position listed in this vacancy. No
Job Duty Function Teaching & Advising
Percentage Of Time 50%
Job Duty Function Scholarship & Creative Activities
Percentage Of Time 45%
Job Duty Function Outreach & Extension
Percentage Of Time 0%
Job Duty Function University Service & Leadership
Percentage Of Time 5%
• Must hold an earned Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
• Primary research focus in integrated circuit design, including low-power and
• Demonstrated research excellence in the field of microelectronics as
evidenced by recent publications in refereed venues and extensive funding
support for this work.
• Demonstrated teaching excellence through the creation of opportunities for
graduate and undergraduate students in the field of microelectronics.
• Demonstrated leadership excellence through the creation of environments that
are conducive to intellectual and research growth.
• Qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
• Hold an Idaho Professional Engineer license or become licensed in the state
of Idaho within 5 years of hire.
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated research in one or more of the following: (1) novel
architectures for computing, memory, and storage; (2) semiconductor
applications of Machine Learning; or (3) advanced packaging and 3D IC
• Relevant industrial experience.
• Experience with effectively engaging students and collaborating with staff
from diverse backgrounds and perspectives
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Degree Requirement Listed degree qualification is required at time of
Posting Date 10/07/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a CV; a letter of qualification that addresses the
required and preferred qualifications; and the names and contact information
for at least three (3) professional references.
This position will remain open until filled, with first consideration of
applications on January 5, 2022.
For more information please contact:
Dr. James Frenzel – Search Chair
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass
a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and
staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly
encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of
its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces
diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military
status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and
List of References
Letter of Qualification
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)
Chronicle of Higher Education
Department of Labor/Job Service including Job Central or Idaho Works
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (website)
Professional Listservs (Ex: NACUBO, AAAE, ISMC, etc.)
University of Idaho Website
Veterans in Higher Ed
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Word of Mouth
Other Advertising Venue