Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

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Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Job Description:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has openings for exceptional tenure-track faculty members; two in ECE and one in robotics for the Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) multidisciplinary cluster.



All emergent and traditional areas of ECE are considered. Of special interest 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; and 4) AI and big data applications in ECE fields.


Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) Cluster

The faculty Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) cluster is seeking candidates with experience in cooperative co-robotics, dynamics and control. More details can be found at our cluster website


NOTE:  Candidates interested in the cluster position must submit a separate application under job #498142 (


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


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


Located in Orlando, 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.


AA-College of Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

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Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution by the start of the appointment in an area appropriate to the ECE disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess a strong commitment to academic activities, including teaching, scholarly publications and sponsored research.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE:  Candidates interested in the cluster position must submit a separate application under job #498142 ( 

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, No paper or emailed applications or materials will be considered. In addition to the online application interested candidates must also attach the following items to their application:

1)      signed cover letter,

2)      complete curriculum vitae,

3)      teaching statement,

4)      research statement, and

5)      contact information for three (3) professional references to include 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.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date of these positions is August 8, 2020.

For information regarding these positions direct your inquiries to:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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