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Faculty - Microelectronics Design

Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 5, 2024

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics
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As part of a major, multi-year initiative to expand research activities in Microelectronics Design across the IU Bloomington campus, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering invite applications for five tenure-track/tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank to begin in the Fall of 2024. Appointments will be in one or more departments, Intelligent Systems Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics.   

We are particularly interested in candidates working in the following areas related to microelectronics design:

  • Microelectronics design for complex systems, heterogeneous integrated devices, artificial intelligence, multimodal sensing, high-performance computing, radiation-tolerant systems, extreme environments, and biomedical and nanotechnological applications.
  • Experimental chemistry that interfaces with microelectronics, including but not limited to spintronics, optoelectronics, nanophotonics, imaging and spectroscopic probes of correlated electrons in quantum materials, and energy-matter interactions.
  •  Experimental physics that interfaces with microelectronics, including but not limited to relevant activities, such as integrated circuit design, system-on-chip, heterogenous computing, radiation tolerance, artificial intelligence and machine learning, as applied in condensed matter physics, quantum information, nuclear physics, particle physics and astrophysics.

Candidates who conduct research that complements our activities in establishing the Center for Reliable and Trusted Electronics (CREATE), and ongoing efforts with the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, and industry, will be given preference. We encourage applications from scholars who apply interdisciplinary perspectives across a variety of these domains.

Qualifications: Applicants should possess a PhD in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry (or a related field) and be committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Responsibilities: Candidates are expected to sustain an active, externally funded research program, to engage undergraduate and graduate students through effective teaching, and to participate in service to the university and the profession. Candidates should be able to work effectively in a team environment. To advance scholarly innovation and excellence, we especially welcome candidates who will broadly increase the university’s diversity, equity, and inclusion through any of the following: their lived experience, research, teaching, and/or mentoring.

Application Procedures: Applicants should apply online and include a letter of application; CV; statements on research and teaching; a diversity statement which addresses engagement with fostering a diverse and welcoming work environment. Applicants seeking appointment at the Assistant Professor rank should apply at and provide three letters of reference. Applicants seeking appointment with tenure should apply at and be prepared to provide the names of six references. References for applicants seeking appointment with tenure will only be contacted for those candidates moving to advanced stages of consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and for best consideration, applications should be received by January 3, 2024. All queries about the position or the application procedures may be addressed to

Before any conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

Indiana University is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

About Indiana University Bloomington: Founded in 1820, Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. Located in Bloomington, IN., IUB constantly strives to embody its mission to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; inspired and challenging undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong educational programs; meaningful experiences outside the classroom; expansive global educational opportunities while fostering a culturally diverse campus environment; first-rate library and museum collections; and far-reaching economic development and impact in the state and region.

IUB is a member of the prestigious Association of American University (AAU) since 1909, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. With over 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the campus has 16 degree-granting colleges and schools offering 300+ undergraduate majors, 300+ Master’s degrees, and 150+ doctoral and professional degree opportunities. Known for its Indiana limestone facades and green spaces throughout, IUB is widely considered one of the country’s most beautiful college campuses.

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating the full breadth of computing, information technology and modern engineering. The Luddy School is a core school with programs on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campus and includes over 150 faculty and 3800 students. Departments in the Luddy School’s Bloomington campus include Computer Science, Information and Library Science, Informatics, and Intelligent Systems Engineering.

The College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University offers over 225 academic programs rooted in three broad areas of study—Arts and Humanities, Natural and Mathematics Sciences, and Social and Historical Studies. The College is home to over 70 departments and programs and three schools—the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design, the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, and The Media School. Over 900 faculty members serve within the College and form an extraordinary teaching and learning community at the heart of a world-class university. Members of the College’s faculty are continually recognized as elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academies, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and include MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellows, Fulbright Award winners, and Pulitzer Prize, Oscar, and Emmy winners.

Nestled in the rolling hills of south-central Indiana, and home to 85,000 residents, the city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with many of the amenities of a large city. From off-Broadway plays and musicals, the LOTUS World Festival of Music, quick access to 250,000 acres of public recreation lands, outstanding public schools and a reasonable cost of living, Bloomington offers much to all.






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