Florida’s newest state university is looking for exceptional faculty candidates to serve in its College of Innovation and Technology .
Florida Polytechnic University was created by the 2012 Florida legislature to be the state’s STEM-focused four-year public university. With a range of innovative undergraduate and master’s programs planned, both online and classroom-based, the university seeks to recruit inaugural classes of freshmen, transfer and graduate students for fall 2014 and to grow quickly to become a major higher education presence within the state and beyond. The cornerstone of the new campus is an academic center designed by internationally-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava. Polk County, home to Florida Polytechnic, has a population in excess of 600,000 and is within an hour’s drive of five million residents in the Orlando and Tampa metro areas.
This is a unique opportunity for Innovation and Technology faculty to help build a major public institution.
Florida’s newest state university is looking for exceptional candidates to serve as Assistant or Associate Professors for The College of Innovation and Technology in the following academic areas.
Computer Science and Information Technology
Cloud Virtualization & Big-Data Analytics
Information Assurance & Cyber Security
Materials and Supply Chain
A Ph.D. degree in the related fields is required. Applicants must have applied research activity in the use of quantitative models and information technology in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, as well as potential for further high impact business and industry research in the subject area. Prior professional experience as well as knowledge of an industry sector would be considered a plus. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach at all levels, including undergraduate, and graduate.
The College of Innovation and Technology will offer students bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the above subject areas. Strategically located in the Florida I – 4 technology corridor, the university plans to partner with business and industry, establish a corporate environment, and offer countless opportunities and partnerships.
Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.