Visiting Assistant Professor Computer Science and Engineering

  • Professional
  • Tampa, FL
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • Expires on: June 15, 2021

University of South Florida
Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering is seeking to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor who can collaborate with department faculty in research and can teach undergraduate and graduate courses. This position could be ideal for new graduates seeking additional research and teaching experience before applying for a tenure-track position at USF or elsewhere. Preferred candidates will have completed a Ph.D. in computer science or a related area from an accredited institution. Successful candidates will be assigned a faculty mentor for research and teaching. We expect successful candidates to contribute to our diversity and inclusion efforts. This recruitment is for a non-tenure earning full-time visiting position, renewable for up to two years. The expected teaching load is two to three courses per academic year – some courses can be in the candidate’s research area. There will be expectations to initiate joint research with current faculty. Successful candidates can start as early as Fall 2021.

Computer Science and Engineering ( has 28 tenure-track/tenured faculty members, 12 instructors, and 5 staff members/advisors, and offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, serving over 2000undergraduates, 120 masters, and 100 Ph.D. students. USF CSE has a strong working relationship withCyberFlorida. CSE ranks include twelve NSF CAREER awardees, one National Academy of Inventors (NAI)Fellow, three IEEE Fellows, three IAPR Fellows, three AAAS Fellows, and three AIMBE Fellows. The Computer Engineering graduate program was ranked 52nd among US public universities by US News and World Report(2019). USF CSE is in the top 10% of Computer Science departments in US public universities. This ranking is according to the most recent Academic Analytics data based on Scholarly Research Index AAD2019 using default weights for grants, articles, conferences, awards, and citations. USF CSE faculty members have 38 issued patents, own 6 copyrights, and have executed 13 license/option agreements between FY2016-FY2020.

The College of Engineering at the University of South Florida comprises seven departments, serving nearly 6,000 students, and offers ABET-accredited undergraduate degrees in seven programs, as well as 12 masters and eight doctoral degrees. The College is ranked #55 among public universities in the USNWR 2021 Best EngineeringGraduate Program Rankings. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities with a focus on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology, and transportation. For the fiscal year 2019-2020, the College had $39 million in research expenditures

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success in graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher-income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at

An application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements describing teaching and research 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: (Applicants search for Job Opening ID #26807).

Applications will be considered starting immediately.

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.