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At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.
Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF, its 13 colleges and more than 2,000 faculty members and 9,000 employees create opportunities for more than 63,000 students.
UCF offers a variety of positions for faculty and staff, who share our goal of creating a diverse and inclusive environment fueled by innovation and partnerships.  Complete the online application in its entirety with accurate information about previous employers, including supervisors’ names and phone numbers for all places of employment. Cover letters/CVs, résumés and letters of reference may be attached with the online application but are not required unless indicated in the posting. Get started today.


Our objective is simple: We recruit the best minds to solve the world’s most challenging problems. In addition to opportunities within our 13 colleges, UCF’s Faculty Cluster Initiative seeks individuals interested in multidisciplinary research that will create global impact. These clusters empower UCF to leverage our strengths and create dynamic interdisciplinary teams that foster cooperation, innovation and excellence.


UCF is committed to the well-being and growth of our employees. We offer a competitive benefits package with many options, including medical and dental insurance, paid leave, education reimbursement and retirement options. As a result, we’ve been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families.


UCF is a thriving pre-eminent research university located in metropolitan Orlando, the heart of Central Florida’s world-class hospitality, technology and creative industries. Our diverse faculty and staff create a welcoming environment with opportunities to learn, grow and succeed. And for our innovative programs that increase access while improving quality, UCF has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Most Innovative Schools.”


Orlando is a dynamic and diverse place to work and live. Ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ 2015 best cities for future job growth and the fastest-growing of the 30 largest regions in the U.S., the City Beautiful offers boundless possibilities. UCF’s newest campus will be located downtown, generating opportunity for partnerships and learning engagement in the creative, cultural and economic hub of Orlando.

Orlando Sentinel Top 100
Insight Into Diversity Diversity Champion
Best Colleges U.S. News Most Innovative 2016

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer. Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Talent Acquisition at or call 407-823-2771.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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