Multiple Tenure-Track or Tenured Positions in Computer Science

University of Central Florida
Computer Science

Multiple Tenure-track or Tenured Positions in Computer Science

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is recruiting for several tenure-track or tenured positions in the Department of Computer Science (CS) and several faculty clusters with possible positions in CS. All positions start on August 8, 2020.

Ideal candidates will have a strong research background and be on an upward leadership trajectory. They will have research impact, as reflected in high-quality publications and the ability to build a well-funded research program. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., terminal degree, or foreign degree equivalent in an area appropriate to the department, from an accredited institution at the time of the appointment, and a record of high impact research, demonstrated by a strong scholarly and/or funding record. Tenure requires a commensurate record of teaching, research and service. Candidates must apply online at the appropriate link. For instructor or lecturer in Computer Science or Information Technology position, a Ph.D. (for lecturer) or M.S. (for instructor) from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution at the time of the appointment.


The positions available each have more detail available at the corresponding application which also has more information on that position: a) An assistant professor in Cyber Security and Privacy; b) An assistant professor in the Cyber Security and Privacy cluster (; c) An assistant or associate professor in the Learning Sciences cluster (; d) An assistant or associate professor in the Disability, Aging, and Technology cluster in the area of Human-Technology Interaction( ); e) An associate professor or professor in the Disability, Aging, and Technology Cluster (; f) An assistant professor in Computer Vision (; g) An instructor or lecturer in Computer Science or Information Technology (

Position (a) and (b) seek applicants at the intersection of Cybersecurity/Privacy and at least one of Computer Architecture, Compiler/Code Generation, and System (OS, file, storage, networked).

CS at UCF is home to the first CS Ph.D. program in Florida. Its 34 tenured and tenure-track faculty are engaged in world-class research in HCI, Computer Vision, AI and Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Cyber Security and Privacy, Computer Architecture/System, and many other areas. The department has both CS and IT undergraduate degrees accredited by ABET, and MS degrees in CS, Digital Forensics, and Data Analytics, and a Ph.D. in CS,

 UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities. An economic engine, UCF attracts and supports vital industry to Orlando. UCF’s is at the center of the Florida High Tech Corridor, where industries include software, defense, space, simulation & training, and entertainment. Next to UCF is a thriving research park that conducts over $2 billion in funded research. UCF is a neighbor to large corporations such as Disney, Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Oracle, Apple, AMD, and many others. Great weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation, and one of the world’s best airports are just a few features that make Orlando an ideal location. Orlando has one of the fastest-growing and dynamic economy in the nation. In 2018, Orlando metro area had the fifth-largest increase in population. Learn more about UCF at

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:  As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.