Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando, Florida, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.NOV.2018


The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking exceptional candidates for se...


The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking exceptional candidates for several tenure-earning assistant professor positions, to include positions in our new multi-disciplinary Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) Cluster.

All emergent and traditional areas of ECE will be considered. Of special interest are candidates in the areas of semiconductor and power devices, learning systems, Internet of Things (IoT), high performance computing, blockchain and hardware security, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and learning applications in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Areas of interest in the DAT Cluster include cooperative co-robotics, dynamics, and control. Visit the following link for more details on the DAT Cluster:

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, Texas Instruments, and other local high-tech start-ups.

A competitive salary and start-up package as well as generous benefits are included with an employment offer. New faculty members also receive graduate student support and significantly reduced teaching loads during their first two years of tenure-track employment.

UCF is one of the nation's largest universities. Located in Orlando, ECE and UCF are at the center of the 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 and the Orlando area ideal.

Position Minimum Qualifications

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


A strong commitment to academic activities including teaching, scholarly publications and sponsored research. Successful candidates will have an exceptional record of scholarly research.

Special Conditions

Applicants will also be considered for position #39452 in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering.

NOTE: Applicants must apply separately to the cluster positions.

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

Candidates must apply online at and attach the following materials:

(1) a complete curriculum vitae;

(2) a signed cover letter;

(3) statements outlining research vision and teaching interests (maximum of two pages for each statement);

(4) a list of at least three professional references including 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.

Applicants with questions about the ECE positions may contact the search committee at ; for the DAT Cluster positions contact .

Positions available in the DAT Cluster may be viewed on the following quick link: NOTE: Applicants must apply separately to the cluster positions.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time Requisition Number 701377 Job Open Date 09/28/2018 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


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