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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Florida Institute of Technology

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2021
Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Computer Science
University Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL, United States
Department Computer Sciences and Cybersecurity
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 8, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science

Florida Tech’s Department of Computer Engineering and Sciences is seeking
applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2022. Preference
is for the Assistant Professor level, but other levels will be considered. Required
qualifications for the position include an earned Ph.D. in computer science,
computer engineering, software engineering, or closely related field, evidence of
the ability to develop and sustain an active research program, and a sincere
interest in quality teaching, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants from all areas of computer science and related fields are encouraged to
apply. However, preference will be given to applicants who have a background in
systems security, emphasizing topics including reverse engineering, vulnerability
research, memory forensics, embedded security, virtualization security,
mobile/wireless security, IoT/IIoT security, and cybersecurity competitions.

The department has ABET-accredited programs in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering and receives
significant active research funding from several government agencies and industry
partners. Florida Tech is an NSA/DHS designated Center of Academic Excellence in
Cyber Defense Research, and new faculty will also have the opportunity to work
with the Harris Institute for Assured Information.

Florida Tech is located in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast, one of the nation’s
fastest-growing high-tech areas. Several major corporations have a local presence,
including General Electric, L3Harris, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon. The
campus is 5 minutes from the Indian River estuary, only 10 minutes from the
Atlantic Ocean, and 50 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center and Orlando. For
more information on Florida Tech or the department, please visit our website

Applicants should send letters of intent, curriculum vitae, research and teaching
summaries, and full contact information for at least three references via email to
( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled.

  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended
    institution to the Human Resources Office before the first day of employment. All
    international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and
    translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation
    company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services,
    Inc. (NACES).

Florida Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
excellence through diversity. Florida Tech is an E-verify employer

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

    Computer Engineering and Sciences
    Florida Institute of Technology
    150 W. University Blvd. Department of Computer Eng
    Melbourne, FL 32901


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