Assistant Professor-School of ComputingPosition Number:
Faculty 9-10 MonthsTime-limited through:
N/AType of Appointment:
Full-Time, Tenure-TrackFaculty Position Sub-Type:
RegularLength of Appointment:
9 monthsInternal Recruitment?:
School of ComputingOrganization:
COLLEGE OF COMPUTING, ENGINEERING, & CONSTRUCTION Division:
Academic Affairs - DIVCollege:
College of Computing, Engineering and ConstructionApproved Hiring Salary Range:
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The School of Computing at the University of North Florida is hiring two (2) tenure-earning positions at the assistant professor rank, to begin August 2022. The successful candidates must have an earned Ph.D. degree (or will earn a Ph.D. degree by August 2022) in the field of Computing from an accredited institution. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and in research. The School of Computing offers academic programs in computer science, data science, information systems, information technology, and information science. The School of Computing continues to grow its students’ body, research productivity, and successful partnerships with the Northeast Florida community. Outstanding candidates may be considered for the Morales Endowed Professorship, which comes with teaching load reduction and funds to support research. Job Function:
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Teaching; research; service. Percentage Of Time:
Position responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Computing as well as conducting research. A commitment to excellence in teaching, ability to establish/conduct an outstanding research program and supervise masters theses in Computing will be expected from the successful candidate.
Collegiality, active service and participation in governance in accordance with the vision and mission of the School, College and University are also expected
100Faculty Position Required Qualifications:
The successful candidates must have an earned Ph.D. degree (or will earn a Ph.D. degree by August 2022) in the field of Computing from an accredited institution. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and in research.Departmental Requirements:
All areas of computing specializations will be considered.Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:
This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check. Required Licensure or Certification:
Pursuant to Florida Statute 1010.35, this position requires additional information from all applicants seeking research or research related positions prior to an interview or offer of employment. Applicants must fully complete the Foreign Influence Review section of their application. Additional documents (e.g., passport) may be required based on form responses.
The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator
N/AMachines/Equipment used regularly:
N/AAnticipated Start Date:
08/01/2022Job Posting Date:
10/14/2021Application Review Date:
11/08/2021Open Until Filled:
YesPoint of Contact Information:
Dr. Sanjay Ahuja, (904) 620-2985Hiring Official:
Dr. Sherif ElfayoumyLocation if not Jacksonville:
Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org to include:
The statement of vision for research and the diversity statement describing any current diversity and inclusion efforts and/or future plans must be uploaded as one document, under the document type “Department Specific :See Special Instructions.” Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. Please direct your questions to the search committee chair Dr. Sanjay Ahuja at (904) 620-2985 or by e-mail at [email protected] Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
- Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter(s) of Recommendation (list of three references with contact information)
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy
- *Department Specific: See Special Instructions— Statement of vision for research and a diversity statement describing any current diversity and inclusion efforts and/or future plans.
- **Foreign Passport
REQUIRED if the applicant answers yes to Question1/Section A within Foreign Influence Review Section of the application.Quicklink: