Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Administrative Title:

No Administrative Function

Job Description:

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking a 9-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to focus primarily on the broad area of computer architecture and systems. The anticipated start date is August 8, 2022.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in computer architecture and systems, with a prior publication record in computer architecture venues (e.g., ISCA, HPCA, MICRO, ASPLOS, etc.). Candidates working at the intersection of emerging memory and storage systems, multicore/multiprocessor systems, processor design, operating systems, and/or compilers are highly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is expected to have a research impact with an upward trajectory as reflected in high-quality publications and the ability to build a well-funded research program. We are looking for a team player who can complement our existing strengths and efforts in hardware systems research and our educational effort in this domain, with the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate computer architecture courses.


The Department of Computer Science at UCF is home to the first Computer Science Ph.D. program in Florida. Its 34 tenured and tenure-track faculty are engaged in world-class research in HCI, Computer Vision, AI and Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Cyber Security and Privacy, Computer Architecture/Systems, and many other areas. The department has both CS and IT undergraduate degrees accredited by ABET, M.S. degrees in Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security and Privacy, Data Analytics, Computer Vision, FinTech, and a Ph.D. program in Computer Science. For more information see


UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities. An economic engine, UCF attracts and supports vital industry to Orlando and Florida. UCF is at the center of the Florida High Tech Corridor where industries include software, defense, space, simulation and training, and entertainment. Next to UCF is a thriving research park that conducts over $2 billion in funded research. UCF is a neighbor to large corporations such as Disney, L3Harris Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Oracle, Apple, AMD, and many others. Great weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation, and one of the world’s best airports are just a few features that make Orlando an ideal location. Orlando has one of the fastest growing and most dynamic economies in the nation. In 2018, the Orlando metro area had the fifth largest increase in population. Learn more about UCF at


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

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Minimum Qualifications:

-A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.

-The selected candidate must also have a record of high impact research (or the potential for such) related to computer architecture.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in working with teams.

-Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate computer architecture courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants:





Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, No paper applications or emailed materials can be considered. In addition to the online application, candidates must submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, a teaching statement, a statement of research, and contact information for three professional references (with email addresses and telephone numbers). In the cover letter candidates must address their background in computer systems, particularly computer architecture, and courses they can teach or plan to develop and teach at UCF.


NOTE: Please have all application 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 on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position can be directed to search committee chair, Dr. David Mohaisen, at

Florida Clause:

UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 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 UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


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

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