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University of Central Florida (UCF)

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

The department has openings for exceptional tenure-track faculty members, two in ECE plus an additional two in the areas of robotics and cyber security for two multi-disciplinary clusters.

All emergent and traditional areas of ECE are considered. Of special interests are candidates in the following areas:
1) Learning and real-time decision making; 2) Secure hardware or secure cyber-physical systems; 3) High- performance computing and cloud computing; 4) AI and big data applications in ECE fields.

The multi-disciplinary cluster of Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) has several open faculty positions at the entry level. The areas of interest include cooperative co-robotics and dynamics and control. The DAT cluster seeks transdisciplinary engagement in research and education to link health and wellness interventions with technology applications so that effective and feasible health, behavioral, and assistive technologies can be used with diverse populations. More details can be found at our cluster website

The Cyber Security and Privacy cluster also has open faculty positions at the entry level. All relevant areas will be considered. In particular, candidates that have a track record in security and privacy issues affecting software and systems in various platforms (cloud, IoT, cyber-physical) are strongly encouraged to apply. More details can be found at our cluster website

UCF offers a competitive salary and start-up package as well as generous benefits. New faculty members have graduate student support and significantly reduced teaching loads during their first two years of tenure-track employment.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area appropriate to the ECE disciplines by the start of the appointment and a strong commitment to academic activities, including teaching, scholarly publications and sponsored research. Successful candidates will have 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.

ECE has strong educational programs, with over 400 graduate students and 1,200 undergraduates, and state-of-the-art facility, the Harris Engineering Center and Interdisciplinary Research Building. The department has competitive research programs funded by ARO, DARPA, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Harris-L3T, Intel, Lockheed Martin, National Science Foundation, NASA, Siemens, and Texas Instruments as well as local high-tech start-ups.

UCF, located in Orlando, has over 68,000 students. ECE and UCF are at the center of Florida High Tech Corridor with an excellent industrial base in telecommunications, energy, computer systems, semiconductors, defense, space, lasers, simulation, software and the world-renowned entertainment/theme park industry. Exceptional weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation and an international airport that is among the world’s best are just a few features that make the UCF/ Orlando area ideal.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Please send inquiries for ECE positions to and for the DAT and Cyber Security and Privacy cluster positions.

To apply, please follow the instructions for the ECE positions and utilize the links for the DAT and Cyber Security and Privacy cluster positions.

ECE positions: Go to, search for position number 498157 to apply.
DAT Cluster position:
Cyber Security & Privacy Cluster position: