March 10, 2022

I would greatly appreciate your assistance in identifying interested candidate(s) seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of design, fabrication, and testing of microelectronic and nanoelectronic devices and circuits. I am writing directly to you because your institution and associate research groups have expertise in the field of integrated circuits, MEMs, nanoelectronics, RF engineering devices and circuits, and are very active in preparing people in the targeted area.

This position is at the University of Maine, the State of Maine’s Land, Sea and Space Grant institution, and the State’s primary research institution with a Carnegie R1 classification. This faculty member will have the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as their academic home, and have a joint appointment with the prestigious multidisciplinary Frontier Institute for Research in Sensor Technologies (FIRST). FIRST encompasses faculty, researchers, and projects from multiple departments, including Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Biological Engineering, and Computer Science, among others. UMaine offers competitive salary and employee benefits as well as attractive startup grants. Orono is located in the greater Bangor area, which is a great place to live and work.

The complete job posting and instructions on how to apply can be found at

I am the chair of the Search Committee for the referred position, and if you or potential applicants have questions, please feel free to email me at We expect to initiate the review of applicants on March 02nd, 2022 for a tentative start date of August 29, 2022.

Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you believe might be interested in the position, and please encourage them to apply. Doctoral students completing their PhD before September 2022 are welcome, as are postdoctoral researchers, PhD graduates, and other colleagues who have a PhD and are currently working in industry.

Your attention and assistance are much appreciated.

All the Best,