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Assistant or Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Position Number 37050
Class Title Assistant or Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) has five (5) openings for exceptional tenured or tenure-track faculty members. All areas of ECE will be considered. Of special interests are mid-career or entry-level candidates in controls, cyber-physical systems, brain monitoring and biomedical sensing, high-frequency circuits, machines and drives, power devices, robotics, energy harvesting and storage, energy efficient computing, embedded systems, GPU design and multicore systems, embedded software, mobile computing devices, Internet of Things (IoT), software defined networking and systems, and big data. Two of the five positions are specifically dedicated to secure cyber-physical systems and IoT hardware security.

Employment offers include a competitive salary and start-up package as well as a robust benefit package. New faculty members receive graduate student support and a significantly reduced teaching load during their first two years of tenure-track employment. In order to obtain tenure, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record of teaching, research and service commensurate with rank.

ECE has strong educational and research programs, with over 350 graduate students and 1,000 undergraduates, and a state-of-the-art facility, the Harris Engineering Center. The department has three competitively-awarded research centers: FEEDER, funded by Department of Energy; the Electric Vehicle Research Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation; and MIST, funded by NSF. Additional research sponsors include DARPA, NASA, ARO, AMD, Analog Devices, Harris, Intel, L-3 Communication, Leidos, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, and Texas Instruments as well as local high-tech start-ups. Learn more about ECE at

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 66,000 students. UCF has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando. UCF is an economic engine, attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. We encourage you to learn more about UCF at and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in an area appropriate to the ECE disciplines by the start of the appointment.


A strong commitment to academic activities, including teaching, scholarly publications and sponsored research.

An exceptional record of scholarly research and, at the senior levels, be highly recognized for their technical contributions and leadership in their areas of expertise.

Special Conditions

Applicants will also be considered for position numbers 32146, 32536, 38261, and 38412.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the application, candidates must also submit a signed cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, maximum two-page statement outlining research vision and teaching interests, and a list of at least three professional references complete with address, phone number, and email address.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

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FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701110
Job Open Date 09/29/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Engineering and Computer Science (ENGR)
Department ENGR-Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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