1+ months

Assistant, Associate, Full Professors - Computer Science

Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland, Florida 33805
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time

SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Department of Computer Science at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor with broad teaching capacity that supports both undergraduate degrees and with research specialization that supports:

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Autonomous Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles

Cyber Security and Cyber-Physical Systems

Interactive Graphical Applications 

The Computer Science department is home to the largest undergraduate program in the University which delivers an ABET accredited degree in Computer Science with specialization areas in Game Development, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, and Autonomous Systems. Successful applicants must be capable of teaching a range of classes in the curriculum, at all levels, and ideally would contribute to instruction focused in at least one of the following areas: graphical interactive programs, Cyber-Security, Autonomous Systems, Software Engineering, and Distributed/parallel computing.  

This position is part of a strategic expansion of the department that will add approximately eight faculty to the current thirteen faculty members that comprise the department faculty. The department also delivers a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science and the expansion of the faculty will be critical to growing the size of this graduate program.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful teaching and research program, attract independent research funding, publish the results of their research studies in leading scientific journals of their discipline,supervise graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level courses. In addition, the candidates are expected to assist in the education mission of the department and to provide whatever academic service is requested to by the Chair of the Department. 

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

  • Assistant: Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field
  • Associate: Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field; Six years of experience as a faculty member or as an independent researcher.

ASSISTANT: DESIRED / PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Teaching and/or relevant research/industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent and interdisciplinary funded applied research.
  • Experience in curriculum delivery and development
  • Experience with students’ academic mentoring
  • Experience in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan.
  • Active participation in professional activities and organizations.
  • Prior professional US experience with progressive responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community.

ASSOCIATE AND FULL: DESIRED / PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Curriculum development and significant teaching experience at all collegiate levels.
  • Funded research experience as a Principal Investigator.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify project opportunities and independently develop proposals that are subsequently funded.  
  • Experience with students’ academic mentoring and as a thesis advisor.
  • Experience in program assessment and execution of a continuous improvement plan.
  • Active participation in professional activities and organizations.
  • Prior professional US experience with progressive responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community.

Florida Polytechnic University is an equal opportunity/equal access institution. It is the policy of the Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students, and others affiliated with the University) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or genetic information.

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Posted: 2020-12-18 Expires: 2021-02-16

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Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland, Florida 33805

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