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Assistant Professor (UPDATED)

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Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications for one of multiple tenure-track assistant professor positions in Computer Science with focal research emphases within software engineering, cybersecurity, machine learning, human-computer interaction, computer architecture, and embedded systems —though strong candidates in other research areas will also be given full consideration. Candidates with exceptional research portfolios may also be considered at a higher rank. Appointments are expected to start in Fall 2024.

The department consists of 44 faculty and 5 staff members, has a student body of over 1,000 undergraduate and 850 graduate students, and offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The department also offers masters degrees in Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Data Science and Analytics, 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. The department also appoints fellows in university research pillars, which are focal areas part of specific strategic initiatives at FAU. For more information about the department, visit

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). The college is committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. The college offers degrees with a modern twist that bear specializations in areas of national priority such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, internet-of-things, transportation and supply chain management, and data science. For more information about the college, please visit

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 as a Hispanic-serving institution, is ranked as a top public university by U.S. News & World Report, and is identified as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information about FAU, visit

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to thoughtfully engaging all communities in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the various internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Computer Science or related discipline, 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.


Commensurate with Experience.

College or Department:

College of Engineering


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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

This position is subject to funding.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

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 a single attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for three professional references including email addresses and phone numbers.


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. Transcripts must be issued to Florida Atlantic University, not to the individual applicant.

Background Screening:

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

As a Hispanic-serving institution, Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse institutions in the Florida state university system. We are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a diverse, welcoming, inclusive, and equitable campus environment for all. Our community features excellent schools, a vibrant and safe community, and a sub-tropical climate conductive to year-round outdoor activities.


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