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University of Central Florida (UCF)

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Central Florida seeks exceptional candidates for two faculty openings in the area of Computer Engineering. The first opening is at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). The second opening is for a Visiting Assistant Professor position. All emerging and traditional areas of Computer Engineering (CpE) are considered. Of special interests are candidates in the following areas: 1) AI and Big Data Computational Systems; 2) Computer Architecture; 3) IoT, Cloud and Cyber-physical Systems; and 4) Secure Computing Systems. Visiting Professors will be expected to teach in fundamental CpE areas such as Computer Organization/Architecture, Computer Networks, and Embedded Systems.

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.

ECE has strong educational programs, with over 400 graduate students and 1,200 undergraduates, and state-of-the-art facilities, the L3Harris Engineering Center and Interdisciplinary Research 1 Building. The department has highly competitive research programs funded by ARO, DARPA, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, L3Harris, Intel, Lockheed Martin, National Science Foundation, NASA, Siemens, Texas Instruments and local high-tech start-ups.

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

Located in Orlando, UCF and ECE are at the center of Florida High Tech Corridor with an excellent industrial base in telecommunications, energy, computer systems, semiconductors, defense, space, laser, 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 ranked 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 To submit your application, utilize the links below:

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