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Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) welcomes applications for multiple Assistant Professor of Teaching positions in Computer Science and Engineering. This position is expected to teach all core computer science and engineering courses and should be able to teach courses in one or more areas, including cloud/edge computing, software engineering, and cybersecurity.

The FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science is committed to building a welcoming and inclusive educational environment. We are seeking faculty who can contribute to academic excellence through their teaching, student engagement, and service.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at FAU consists of 50 faculty and 5 staff members and has a student body of over 1,400 undergraduate and 1,200 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

The FAU COECS is currently listed as 103rd best college for undergraduate and top 99 public colleges for graduate by US News & World Report for 2024. The College is also listed as one of the top three fastest rising engineering colleges in the US, has 11 faculty who received CAREER awards since 2018, and has the highest employment rate for graduates among the Florida State University System for engineering. Moreover, in the past five years within the College, research funding is up 164%, faculty expenditures by 288%, graduate student enrollment in computer science by 171%, student internships by 545%, undergraduate research engagement by 450%, and enrollment in the women in engineering and computer science group is up 128%. In addition to these achievements, the College has received federal grants to support student training in cybersecurity ($3.4 million) as well as artificial intelligence and data science ($3.4 million).

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

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.

Review of applications will begin in early February 2024 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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 and Computer Science


Boca Raton

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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: (i) a letter of interest that incorporates research and teaching statements, (ii) an up-to-date CV, and (iii) names of three references. Applicants are required to submit all supporting application materials online in PDF format.

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:
Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.

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 faculty and staff. We embrace our shared responsibility to create and celebrate a welcoming and inclusive 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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