Job Openings in EE


Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the junior level (Assistant or untenured Associate Professor) in the broadly defined field of electrical and computer engineering. The department is especially interested in candidates in robotics and autonomous systems, hardware systems, and embedded systems. Priority, however, will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D., evidence of the ability to pursue an independent program of research, a strong commitment to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and the ability to initiate and conduct research across disciplines. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research. Applications should include a brief research and teaching plan, a detailed resume including a publications list, and the names and email addresses of at least five references.

Candidates should apply online at The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications by that date for full consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted until January 15, 2017.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.




Electrical Engineering Graduate Admissions Officer

Level G, 100% FTE, Exempt

The Electrical Engineering Department in the School of Engineering seeks a Graduate Admissions Officer to manage the department’s graduate admissions process. Reporting to the Director of Student and Academic Services, the Graduate Admissions Officer is the primary contact for the department regarding admissions policy and compliance and is a key member of the 6-person Student Services team.


• Review and make recommendations for approximately 1,750 applicants per year. This includes the PhD and full-time and part-­time MS degree programs.

• Make recommendations regarding graduate admissions policies and procedures to the Department Chair and Chair of Admissions.

• Serve as admissions committee member, ensuring smooth flow and timely decision-making.

• Analyze and confer with the Chair of Admissions and Financial Officer on financial award allocations for newly admitted students. Manage admission and financial award (e.g. School of Engineering, department and Stanford Graduate Fellowship) offers.

• Collaborate with the School of Engineering’s Diversity Officer and department faculty to enhance the diversity of our applicants and admitted students.

• Manage use of the university’s online application review system and PeopleSoft, including report building. Manage communication to newly admitted students.

• Liaise with Bechtel International Center staff regarding student immigration issues.

• Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the admissions process during peak application season, in collaboration with the Graduate Admissions & Student Life Specialist.

• Collaborate on implementation of recruiting and pre­matriculation events (PhD Admit Weekend and New Student Orientation).

• Develop training materials/program for day-to-day operations in the admissions area.

• Manage the admissions operational budget.

• Make independent admission decisions on applications for the non-degree option (NDO) program.

• Oversee updates to the admissions section of the EE website.


Minimum Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and 2 years relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.


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