The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for five full-time, nine-month tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.
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The University of Florida is the flagship campus of the State of Florida university system and is one of the top five best public universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UF recently announced a $70 million AI partnership with NVIDIA to create an AI-centric data center that houses the world’s fastest AI supercomputer in higher education. Of particular relevance to these new faculty positions, the HWCOE is in the process of creating the programmatic backbone to UF’s efforts to change the future of education and workforce development through university-wide AI training and experiential learning efforts.
The ECE Department is a vibrant, multidisciplinary, and highly collaborative environment. The department’s external research expenditures are at a record high, $23.6M last year using the ASEE definition. The ECE graduate program ranks #17 among public ECE departments (#27 overall) according to U.S. News and World Report. ECE faculty members lead several university-wide multidisciplinary institutes related to AI including the NSF Center for Big Learning, the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World, and the Florida Institute for CyberSecurity (FICS) Research.
The successful candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree in a relevant engineering field at the time of hire. Full application instructions are available at the links for each position. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. The anticipated start for the positions is Fall 2022 with some flexibility for a later start based on individual needs.
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