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Job ID: 132627

Assistant Professor of Software Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Software Engineering
University Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL, United States
Department Computer Engineering and Sciences
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

The Department of Computer Engineering and Sciences at Florida Tech is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2020. 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 engineering are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants who have a background in software engineering.

The department has ABET accredited programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering, and receives significant active research funding from a number of 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. A number of major corporations have a local presence, including General Electric, Harris, 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 both 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 prior to 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

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Contact Information

  • Karen Brown
    Computer Sciences and Cybersecurity
    Florida Institute of Technology
    150 W. University Blvd
    Department of Computer Engineering and Sciences
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • 321-674-8763


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