Florida Atlantic University
Chair of the Department of Computer &
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The College of Engineering and Computer Science (COECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the
Chair of the Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS)
- http://www.ceecs.fau.edu/. A visionary leader
with demonstrated collaboration and communication skills is sought to further advance the department’s mission.
The department, consisting of 39 faculty and
8 educational and research staff members offers,
baccalaureate (800 students), masters and PhD
degrees (280 students) in computer engineering,
electrical engineering and computer science. A
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
The Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the
Assistant Professor level beginning January 2020.
All applicants with a background in traditional areas of computer science will be considered; however, special emphasis will be given to applicants
with expertise in cybersecurity, gaming, software
engineering, cloud computing, and systems related areas.
A Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related area is required. The successful candidate will
have a strong academic background and be able
to secure and perform funded research in areas
typical for publication in well-regarded academic
conference and journal venues. In addition, the
candidate should embrace the opportunity to
provide undergraduate education.
The department has a strong commitment
to excellence in teaching, research, and service;
the candidate should have good communication
skills, strong teaching potential, and research accomplishments.
UAH is located in an expanding, high
technology area, in close proximity to Cummings
Research Park, the second largest research park
in the nation and the fourth largest in the world.
Nearby are the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center,
the Army’s Redstone Arsenal, numerous Fortune
500 and high tech companies. UAH also has an
array of research centers, including information
technology and cybersecurity. In short,
collaborative research opportunities are abundant,
and many well-educated and highly technically
skilled people are in the area. There is also access to
excellent public schools and inexpensive housing.
UAH has an enrollment of approximately
9,500 students. The Computer Science department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science and contributes to interdisciplinary degrees. Faculty research interests are varied
and include cybersecurity, mobile computing,
data science, software engineering, visualization,
graphics and game computing, multimedia, AI,
image processing, pattern recognition, and distributed systems. Recent NSF figures indicate the
university ranks 30th in the nation in overall federal research funding in computer science.
Interested parties must submit a detailed
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Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Alabama in Huntsville,
Huntsville, AL 35899. Qualified female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Initial
review of applicants will begin as they are received
and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/
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multidisciplinary masters of bioengineering is
also offered in the department. The department
collaborates closely with FAU’s ISENSE pillar
( http://isense.fau.edu/). The department’s current active funding portfolio is over $7.0M, with
support from NSF, NIH, DoD, DoE, and Industry.
Applicants should have strong research and
scholarly portfolios and will: provide leadership
for academic and research programs; promote
the reputation of the department at the national
and international levels; create cooperation opportunities with industry partners; attract world-class faculty, high-caliber students and staff; promote collaborative research within and outside
FAU; and mentor faculty at different stages of
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or a closely-related
field by the time of application required. Must
have demonstrated effective leadership, management and communication with faculty, staff, students, and other administrators. Must have commitment to diversity and inclusion as it applies
to faculty, staff and students. Must have commitment to shared governance, collegiality, and professional development for faculty and staff.
All applicants must apply electronically to
the currently posted position (Chairperson and
Professor) on the Office of Human Resources’
job website ( https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing
the required online employment application and
submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the
following: a cover letter detailing professional experience, curriculum vitae, a statement describing the vision for the department, leadership and
mentoring philosophy, teaching and research
interests (max 3 pages), contact information for
six professional references and copies of official
transcripts scanned into an electronic format. Review of applications will begin in August 2019. All
applications received by July 31, 2019 will receive
A background check will be required for the
candidate selected for this position. This position
is subject to funding. For more information and
to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply
Florida Atlantic University is an equal oppor-tunity/affirmative action/equal access institution
and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability status, protected veterans status
or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged
teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these
principles are encouraged to apply.
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