Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Computer Science)

Job description

Job ID: 44360

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science at the Florida State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin August 2019. The positions are 9-month, full-time, tenure-track, and benefits eligible.

We are seeking outstanding theoretical and applied applicants in the broad areas of Data Sciences and Trustworthy Computing. The focused areas are Formal Methods and Verification, Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Embedded and/or Cyber-Physical Systems, Visualization, Machine Learning, Digital Forensics, Compilers and Programming Languages, and Computer Architecture.


Applicants should hold a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in Computer Science or closely related field at the time of appointment, and have excellent research, teaching, and service accomplishments or potential.

Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Other Information

The department currently has 22 tenure-track and 7 specialized faculty members and offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Our annual research expenditure has been growing in the past several years and reached $3.7 Million in the 2018 fiscal year. The department is an NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE/CDE) and Research (CAE-R). FSU is classified as a Carnegie Research I university. Its primary role is to serve as a center for advanced graduate and professional studies while emphasizing research and providing excellence in undergraduate education. Further information can be found at:

Contact Info

Questions can be emailed to Prof. Weikuan Yu, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Please include curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and the names of three references with the online application.

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Open until filled

Screening will begin December 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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