University of Central Florida
Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science
The University of Central Florida (UCF) is recruiting two tenure-track
assistant or associate professors for its department of Computer Science.
The start date for both is August 8, 2018. Ideal candidates will have a
strong research background and be on an upward leadership trajectory in
their research area. They will have research impact, as reflected in
high-quality publications and the ability to build a well-funded research
program. All relevant technical areas will be considered. However, the
department has needs in: Human Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality,
Robotics, Data Science, Algorithms, Theory of Computing, Computational
Finance, Software Engineering, and Systems. Minimum qualifications include
a Ph.D., terminal degree, or foreign degree equivalent from an accredited
institution in an area appropriate to the department, and a record of high
impact research, demonstrated by a strong scholarly and/or funding record.
The position will carry the rank of assistant or associate professor; rank
(and tenure for associate professors) will be based on the candidate’s
prior experience and record.
Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/50863 and
attach the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching
statement, research statement, and contact information for three
professional references. When applying, have all documents ready to attach,
as the system does not allow resubmittal or update. For full consideration,
please submit your application by no later than Dec. 14, 2017.
The department of Computer Science is home to the first CS Ph.D. program in
Florida. Its 38 tenured and tenure-track faculty are engaged in world-class
research in Computer Vision, AI and Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, HCI,
data analytics, cyber security and privacy, and many other areas. The
department has both CS and IT undergraduate degrees accredited by ABET, and
MS degrees in CS, Digital Forensics, and Data Analytics, and a Ph.D. in CS.
To learn more see http://www.cs.ucf.edu/. UCF is one of the nation’s
largest universities. An economic engine, UCF attracts and supports vital
industry to Orlando. UCF’s is at the center of the Florida High Tech
Corridor, where industries include software, defense, space, simulation
& training, and entertainment. Next to UCF is a thriving research park
that conducts over $2 billion in funded research. Great weather, easy
access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the
nation, and one of the world’s best airports are just a few features that
make Orlando an ideal location. Learn more about UCF at
http://www.ucf.edu/faculty. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including
women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
traditionally underrepresented populations.
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