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Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) welcomes applications for multiple tenure-track assistant professor positions in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering with a focus on cloud computing, computer architecture and systems, cybersecurity, bioinformatics, and related areas. Candidates with exceptional research portfolios may also be considered at a higher rank.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at FAU consists of 44 faculty and 5 staff members and has a student body of over 1,000 undergraduate and 350 graduate students. EECS offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The department also currently offers MS degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Bioengineering, and Information Technology and Management. The department’s current active funding portfolio is over $15.0M, with support from federal funding agencies such as NSF, NIH, DoD, DoE, and DARPA, as well as Industry. For more information about EECS, visit eecs.fau.edu.

The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science is in the top three fastest progressing engineering colleges in the nation (US News and World Report Rankings 2020-2022) and is internationally recognized for cutting edge research and education in the areas of computer science, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, computer engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering and biorobotics, civil, environmental and geomatics engineering, mechanical engineering, and ocean engineering. Research conducted by the faculty and their teams expose students to technology innovations that push the current state-of-the art of the disciplines. The College research efforts are supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Education (DOEd), the State of Florida, and industry. The College also utilizes additional institutional research resources through fellow appointments of its faculty in four University Institutes of research excellence/pillars, namely, the Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering (I-SENSE), the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI), the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute (I-BRAIN), and the Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH). The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science offers degrees with a modern twist that bear specializations in areas of national priority such as AI, cybersecurity, internet-of-things, transportation and supply chain management, and data science. The College has a student body of approximately 3,000 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. For more information about the College, please visit eng.fau.edu.

The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching and service.

Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across six campuses located along the southeast Florida coast. In recent years, the University has doubled its research expenditures and outpaced its peers in student achievement rates. FAU is designated a Hispanic-serving institution, ranked as a top public university by U.S. News & World Report, and a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, the city of Boca Raton and surrounding areas provide the best of everything - schools, beautiful beaches, pristine surroundings, indoor and outdoor recreation, restaurants, theaters, entertainment, shopping and much more. Boca Raton also offers a diverse array of communities, activities, and residents.

A review of applications will begin in early December, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Computer Science or related field and are expected to demonstrate a strong research record commensurate to their rank. Successful applicants are expected to develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program and show a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Demonstrates skill in understanding of cultural differences. Applicants should submit a diversity statement demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and more specifically, a commitment to strengthen the College climate for DEI and promote DEI activities.

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Science

Location:

Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

NA

Application Deadline:

2023-12-31-08:00

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) a letter of interest that incorporates research and teaching statements, (2) an up-to-date CV, (3) and names of three references.

Applicants are required to submit all supporting application materials online in PDF format by visiting www.fau.edu/jobs.

Transcripts:
The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Accommodations:
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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