Instructor – Computer Science and Engineering

  • Professional
  • Tampa, FL
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: July 23, 2020

University of South Florida
Computer Science and Engineering

The University of South Florida invites applications for Instructor I and II positions in Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering is seeking to hire full-time Instructors at Level I and II, who can teach a broad range of core and elective courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, and cybersecurity. Candidates must have completed a PhD in computer science or a related engineering area from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates with both industry experience and teaching experience in an ABET-accredited program. Special emphasis is on candidates who have an interest in implementing BPC efforts in a department with a large number of students. This recruitment is for non-tenure earning full-time Instructor positions. Successful candidates are expected to start in fall 2020 or spring 2021.

Computer Science and Engineering ( has 28 tenure-track/tenured faculty members, 11 instructors, 1 visiting instructor, 6 staff members/advisors, and offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees, serving nearly 2000 undergraduates, 120 masters, and 100 PhD students. USF CSE has a strong working relationship with the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Department ranks include twelve NSF CAREER awardees, one National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow, six IEEE Fellows, three IAPR Fellows, four AAAS Fellows, and three AIMBE Fellows. The Computer Engineering graduate program was ranked 50th among US public universities by US News and World Report (2019). USF CSE is in the top sixth (rank 29) of Computer Science departments at U.S. public universities, according to the most recent Academic Analytics data based on Scholarly Research Index. USF CSE faculty members have 40 issued patents, own 12 copyrights, and have executed eight license/option agreements between FY12-FY16.

The College of Engineering at the University of South Florida comprises seven departments, serving nearly 7,000 students and offers ABET-accredited undergraduate degrees in seven programs, as well as 12 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. The College is ranked #54 among public universities in the USNWR 2020 Best Engineering Graduate Program Rankings. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities with foci on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation. For the fiscal year 2018-2019, the College had $36 million in research expenditures.

The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three separately accredited institutions: USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF ranks in the top 25 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2018, the Florida Board of Governors designated USF as a Preeminent State Research University, placing USF in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first-class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

An application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement describing teaching experience and goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references (one of which must be the current immediate supervisor of the applicant). Applicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to the following website: Applicants with less than five years of relevant full-time teaching experience should apply for an Instructor Level 1 position, search for Job Opening ID #25122. Applicants with five or more years of relevant full-time teaching experience may apply for an Instructor Level 2 position, search for Job Opening ID #25123. Applications will be considered starting immediately until the positions are filled.

The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Dual career couples with questions about opportunities are encouraged to contact the Department chair. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, the EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least five working days in advance.