Computer Engineering Tenure-Track Faculty Position

  • Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering
  • Florida A&M University – Florida State University College of Engineering, Tallahassee, FL 32310
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time   Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Florida A&M University – Florida State University
College of Engineering

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Florida A&M University (FAMU)-Florida State University (FSU) College of Engineering invites applications from highly qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in computer engineering, in Tallahassee, Florida.  We are seeking faculty candidates for an assistant professor position, however, exceptional candidates at higher ranks will be considered.

ECE is a dynamic group of faculty members actively involved in research encompassing various areas of computer and electrical engineering.  The two Universities provide opportunities for collaboration with faculty in Computer Science and Scientific Computing, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), Center for Intelligent Systems, Control and Robotics (CISCOR), Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS), FSU Institute of Molecular Biophysics, FSU Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship, FSU College of Medicine, and the FAMU Center for Cyber Security.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding Universities - the Nation's top Historically Black College/University (HBCU) and a Top 20 Public University. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one of our partner Universities with privileges at both institutions.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or a related discipline, and demonstrate documented potential for outstanding research. Areas of particular interest include Embedded Systems, Software Tool Design, Computer Networks, Big Data/Machine Intelligence, and Cyber Security. Successful candidates are expected to develop research programs that are internationally-recognized with significant and sustained funding, incorporate interdisciplinary collaboration with researchers across campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in education. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral researchers are expected.

Application Details

Applicants should submit:

  1. A cover letter
  2. A full curriculum vitae
  3. A 1-2 page research statement. This statement should clearly indicate how the proposed research efforts will connect to other efforts in the Department and universities.
  4. A 1-2 page teaching statement.
  5. No more than three selected publications for review
  6. The names and contact information of four potential references
  7. An Equal Employment Opportunity Survey for Faculty Applicants

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Bruce A. Harvey at

Application documents should be sent in PDF format to the contact email listed below: 

Criminal Background Check:

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Florida A&M University and Florida State University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that encourage applications from minorities and women, and comply with the American Disabilities Act. Both are public records agencies pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.

Contact Email:

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Application Deadline

Open until filled