University of Central Florida
Faculty Positions Available
The department has openings for exceptional tenured or tenure-track faculty members, two in ECE as well as multiple in UCF's energy systems cluster.
All areas of ECE are considered. Of special interests are mid-career or entry-level candidates in controls, brain monitoring and biomedical sensing, high-frequency circuits, machines and drives, power devices, robotics, energy harvesting and storage, energy efficient computing, embedded systems, GPU design and multicore systems, embedded software, mobile computing devices, IoT, and big data.
The cluster of Resilient, Intelligent and Sustainable Energy Systems (RISES) has four open faculty positions at senior and entry-level levels. The areas of interest include but are not limited to: PV systems; planning and optimization for transmission networks; protection and control of distribution networks; forecast and optimization for renewables; distributed energy resources; wide area monitoring and control; secure power networks and cyber physical systems; (critical) infrastructure management; energy and resource economics; and design of resilient network and systems. More details can be found at our cluster website http://www.ucf.edu/research/RISES.
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 300 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. In 2016, UCF's ECE department is ranked the 30th among US public universities by US News and World Report.
UCF has over 63,000 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.
ECE positions: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/47277
RISES Cluster positions: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/47271