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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (AI)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
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Job no: 519647
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Artificial Intelligence
Department:19140000 - EG-COMPUTER / INFO SCI & ENG

Classification Title:

AST PROF

Job Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure/tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in in the Department of Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering.

The position focuses on research and teaching at the intersection of computer architecture and machine learning/AI. The successful candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field at the time of hiring. In addition, the candidate should have a record of successful proposal writing, mentoring, and classroom teaching of undergraduate and graduate students.

The chosen candidate will be a technical lead for developing secure and energy-efficient CPU/GPU/TPU/FPGA-based architectures for AI applications. This includes mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in this field as well as collaborating with AI researchers across colleges on diverse AI applications ranging from AI/ML for resource-constrained edge devices to AI algorithms for massively parallel computing clusters.

The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is ranked as the #5 best public US university according to US News and World Report. UF recently announced a $70 million artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA to create an AI-centric data center that houses the world's fastest AI supercomputer in higher education. The Department of CISE in the HWCOE is a vibrant, multidisciplinary highly collaborative environment, consistently ranked among the top departments for both graduate and undergraduate programs. It offers BA, BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, with an enrollment of 3,055 undergraduate students and 515 graduate students of which 170 are PhD students. The CISE department currently has 58 faculty. Collectively, the list of achievements and awards received by the faculty include one Fulbright Scholar; 17 NSF CAREER Award winners; eight IEEE Fellows; four ACM Fellows; three AAAS Fellows; one IEEE Computer Society Taylor L. Booth Education Award; one IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace-McDowell Award; and one ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award. The Department's external research expenditures were over $9.4 million last year. Research is central to the success of the program, and new faculty will be expected to initiate and sustain strong sponsored research and graduate training programs. Potential applicants seeking more information are encouraged to visit our website at http://www.cise.ufl.edu/.

Expected Salary:

Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field at the time of hiring. In addition, the candidate should have a record of successful proposal writing, mentoring, and classroom teaching of undergraduate and graduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position was originally posted under requisition #84173. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 5, 2021, and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged but applications submitted after this date will also be considered. All applications must be submitted at: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/listing/ (Job Requisition #519647). Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter (summary, introduction related to hiring emphasis areas); (2) curriculum vitae (including a 1-page CV highlights); (3) names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of no less than three and up to five references. Additionally, please combine items 4-8 in one PDF and upload to the “other documents” selection in the application: (4) a personal statement (including identification of any synergies with UF CISE as well as UF investigators, centers & institutes); (5) a diversity statement (including experience in working with diverse and underrepresented groups in engineering); (6) a research program vision statement (with a focus on how any plans will support the department and college); (7) a teaching statement (including a personal philosophy and interests); (8) up to three representative journal articles (co-)authored by the applicant. The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. The anticipated start for the position is Fall 2022 with some flexibility for a later start based on individual needs.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 23 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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