University of Central Florida (UCF)
The department has openings for exceptional tenured or tenure-track faculty members, two in ECE plus another two in our new multi-disciplinary cluster.
All emergent and traditional areas of ECE are considered. Of special interests are candidates in semiconductor devices and power devices, learning systems, IoT, high performance computing, blockchain and hardware security. One of the positions is dedicated to the area of AI and learning applications in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
The cluster of Disability, Aging and Technology (DAT) has several open faculty positions at the entry-level level. The areas of interest include cooperative co-robotics, dynamics and control. More details can be found at our cluster website https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/cluster/disability-aging-technology/.
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 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 US 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, and Texas Instruments as well as local high-tech start-ups.
UCF has over 66,000 students and is the nation's second largest university. 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.
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.