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Duke University is a:

  • Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For
  • Professional Woman’s Magazine Best of the Best College and University Employer
  • Forbes Best Employer and Best Employer for Diversity

Durham, NC—our hometown—is regularly listed among the best places in the United States to live, work and raise a family.

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Committed to Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion

Equal employment and educational opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke University also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Duke Engineering is proud to be part of the American Society of Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Deans Diversity Initiative. We have earned the Bronze Award from the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program, and its recommendation as a national exemplar.


Open Positions 

Duke Science & Technology Faculty Search – COMPUTING

Tenure-Track or Tenured Computing Faculty Positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in Computing under the supports of Duke Science and Technology (DST) Initiative. The areas of interests include but not limited to cybersecurity and privacy, data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning, quantum computing, robotics, autonomous systems, and Internet of Things.

DST is a signature initiative supported by significant philanthropic investment that involves strategic recruitment of exceptional faculty in three focus areas: Computing, Materials Science and Engineering, and Resilience of the Body and Brain. Although junior candidates are preferred, tenure-track faculty openings are available at all levels. For more information about the DST initiative, please refer to: https://research.duke.edu/dst-faculty-search.

Applicants for the positions must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, teaching/mentorship, and professional development. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter including department(s) of interest, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement describing previous and planned teaching experiences, and future goals in mentoring and fostering diversity in science, and a list of the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of three references. The cover letter should indicate the themes of interest (i.e., Computing) and department (i.e., Duke ECE) to review the application. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Cross-school and cross-department appointment are possible.

To submit an application, visit http://bit.ly/myresearchproposal and click on the “Create New User” button. Once you have created a user profile in the portal, enter “DST” for the Access Code and select the “Duke Science and Technology (DST) Faculty Recruitment” opportunity.

Duke is committed to further enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. We seek faculty members who are also committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, which fosters excellence in research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities in computing. Please see www.ece.duke.edu and www.faculty.duke.edu for information about the departments and advantages that Duke offers to faculty.

Durham, Chapel Hill, and the Research Triangle of North Carolina are frequently ranked among the best places in the country to live and work. Duke and the many other universities in the area offer a wealth of education and employment opportunities for spouses, partners, and families.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Duke Science & Technology Faculty Search – CYBERSECURITY

Tenure-Track or Tenured Cybersecurity Faculty Positions in Computer Science/Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Computer Science (CS) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Duke University jointly invite applications and nominations for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in the area of computer security. Candidates will be considered for appointments in CS, ECE, or jointly in both departments. We are particularly interested in candidates who combine security with human-computer interaction, hardware, programming languages, machine learning, or formal methods/verification; or those who work on post-quantum cryptography.

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, or a related field. A successful candidate must have a solid disciplinary foundation and demonstrate the promise of outstanding scholarship in every regard, including research and teaching.

Applicants should submit their materials (cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, teaching statement, contacts for at least three references) electronically through the AcademicJobsOnline (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20145), and solicit letters of reference. For full consideration, applications and references should be received by December 15, 2021.

Computing is a focus area of Duke Science and Technology (DST), a signature initiative at Duke supported by significant philanthropic investment that involves strategic recruitment of exceptional faculty. Relevant candidates in the field of computing who applied to the DST search will be automatically considered by this search committee. The CS and ECE departments at Duke have a proven track record of collaborating in computing research, educational initiatives, and faculty search.

Duke is committed to further enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. We seek faculty members who are also committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, which fosters excellence in research and teaching. We strongly encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities in computing. Please see www.cs.duke.edu, www.ece.duke.edu and www.faculty.duke.edu for information about the departments and advantages that Duke offers to faculty.

Durham, Chapel Hill, and the Research Triangle of North Carolina are frequently ranked among the best places in the country to live and work. Duke and the many other universities in the area offer a wealth of education and employment opportunities for spouses, partners, and families.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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