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Clinical Assistant Professor

Boise State B Statue

We invite applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position in the field of Computer Engineering beginning August 2022. Outstanding candidates will ideally have a doctoral degree in computer engineering or a similar field, industry experience, and some experience teaching. Significant industry experience in combination with a master’s degree will also be considered favorably.  Candidates with experience in embedded systems, cyber-physical systems and hardware security, computer networks, digital systems design, prototyping & testing, and computer architecture are especially encouraged to apply.

Position Details

Level / Scope

The Clinical Assistant Professor is a position with an entry-level rank. The primary duties are in the area of clinical instruction.

Essential Functions

  • Teach lower- and upper-division courses related to digital systems, microprocessors, embedded computing, and computer architecture
  • Mentor and advise undergraduate computer system engineering students
  • Direct culminating activities for undergraduate students
  • Contribute to the University and Department through relevant service
  • Engage in professional development


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to teach lower- and upper-division computer engineering courses
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching

Minimum Requirements

  • MS in Computer Engineering or related field
  • Three years of relevant industry experience
  • Evidence of teaching, mentoring, and educational outreach

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned PhD in Computer Engineering or related field
  • 15 years of relevant industry experience
  • Expertise in network communication, IoT, cybersecurity, digital and embedded systems, computer architecture

Application Instructions

Application Deadline

Our priority application deadline is February 21, 2022. Applications may be considered until the position is filled, but top consideration will be given to applications received by the specified deadline.


For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Elisa Barney, professor of electrical and computer engineering, at

How to Apply

You’ll need to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research vision and teaching philosophy, and the contact information for at least three references.

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