Ten Provost Professorships in Engineering & Computer Science

University of Central Florida in Florida

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 2, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Ten Provost Professorships in Engineering & Computer Science

The University of Central Florida (UCF) announces multiple Provost Professorships to be filled by the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). The Provost Professorship is accompanied with a yearly allocation of discretionary funds to facilitate the candidate’s expected extraordinary research productivity. 

We are seeking outstanding candidates in all disciplines associated with the College’s research mission and are especially interested in candidates who work across academic fields both within and outside of the College’s domains. With this targeted hiring initiative, the University seeks to build on its existing strengths in the engineering and computing disciplines by adding senior faculty members who will have an immediate impact on the College’s research funding and scholarly productivity.

 Specific requirements for appointment to one of these positions are:

  •    An earned doctoral degree in engineering, computer science or other appropriate disciplines
  •   A record of accomplishments that justifies appointment as a tenured full professor
  •    A professional history of successfully mentoring those in junior positions

 Highly desirable qualifications include:

  •   A record of securing competitive research funding
  •  A record of sustained scholarly achievements, including publications in highly respected venues and international peer recognition
  •  A history of working in teams, especially those that span multiple disciplines
  •  A record of directing PhD students to completion

Located in Orlando, FL, UCF is one of the nation’s most dynamic metropolitan research universities, having been recognized as a “very high research activity” institution by the Carnegie Foundation, and has been ranked consistently in the top 10 in the country in the impact of its patents. UCF is also a very academically diverse institution, offering 91 undergraduate, 86 masters and 31doctoral programs along with the M.D. degree in its College of Medicine.

Candidates must submit all documents on-line to http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/37068.

Applicants must submit all required documents at the time of application. Required documents include a signed cover letter; complete curriculum vitae; maximum two-page statement each outlining research vision and teaching interests; a list of at least three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested persons with questions about the positions may contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. MJ Soileau, Vice President of Research, at mj@ucf.edu.

UCF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages the candidacies of women, members of racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities. All searches and documents are subject to the Sunshine and public records laws of the State of Florida.



How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/37068