Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Come to EECS at Michigan!

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan is among the leading departments of its kind in the nation, and is home to 150+ faculty who teach, mentor, lead, and conduct remarkable research that addresses some of the world’s biggest challenges in areas such as power and energy, transportation, information security, and healthcare. Our research activity, which is presently supported by more than $60M annually in funding, is among the largest of any EE and CS program in the country.

An Environment Like No Other

The University of Michigan is one of the world's leading research universities, with more than $1.3 billion in research expenditures annually. It has been ranked the #1 public research university by the National Science Foundation (2014) and the 3rd best U.S. public university by US News and World Report (2015). With 19 schools and colleges, the University is rich with opportunity for collaboration and cross-disciplinary inquiry.

Our EECS Department is housed primarily in the EECS Building, home of the Lurie Nonofabrication Center, and in the spacious Bob and Betty Beyster Building, both of which are located on the U-M North Campus in Ann Arbor. These buildings contain some of the most modern facilities available on any university campus for instruction and research in EECS.

Faculty Positions in EECS

The EECS Department at the University of Michigan has two divisions: Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Each division has its own faculty search committee and its own hiring priorities. These committees will coordinate when considering faculty applicants whose interests span the two divisions and such applications are welcome.

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

The University of Michigan Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Division expects strong growth in the coming years and invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at all levels. Exceptional candidates from all areas of computer science and computer engineering will be considered. Qualifications include an outstanding academic record, a doctorate or equivalent in computer science or computer engineering, and a strong commitment to teaching and research. The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. These positions encompass, but are not limited to, several cross-disciplinary areas as well as an endowed professorship in theoretical computer science (Fischer Chair).

The University of Michigan is one of world.s leading research universities with annual research funding of well over $1 billion. It consists of highly-ranked departments across engineering, sciences, business, and arts, as well as a leading medical school, providing significant opportunities for research collaborations for Computer Science faculty. The CSE Division continues to lead as a vibrant and innovative force, with over 50 world-class faculty members, over 300 graduate students, several Research Centers, and a large and illustrious network of alumni. Ann Arbor is known to be one of the best college towns in the country.

We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. For best consideration for Fall 2017, please apply by December 1, 2016. Positions remain open until filled and applications can be submitted throughout the year.

For more details on these positions and to apply, please visit the Application Web Page.

Please contact the CSE Search Chair, Professor Atul Prakash, aprakash@umich.edu, if you have any questions.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor invites applications for junior or senior faculty positions, especially from women and underrepresented minorities. Successful candidates will have a relevant doctorate or equivalent experience and an outstanding record of achievement and impactful research in academics, industry, and/or at national laboratories. They will have a strong record or commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, to providing service to the university and profession, and to broadening the intellectual diversity of the ECE Division. The division invites candidates across all research areas relevant to ECE to apply.

The highly ranked ECE Division prides itself on the mentoring of junior faculty toward successful careers. Ann Arbor is often rated as a family friendly best-place-to-live.
To apply, please complete the Application Form

Applications will be considered as they are received. However, for full consideration applications must be received by December 9, 2016.


The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with an Active Dual-Career Assistance Program. The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.