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Faculty Positions in Cybersecurity, Florida Institute of Technology

The Department of Computer Engineering and Sciences at Florida Tech is seeking applications for both teaching faculty and tenure-track research faculty, beginning as early as August 2019.

Preference is for the Assistant Professor level, but other levels will be considered. Required qualifications for the position include an earned Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or closely related field, evidence of the ability to develop and sustain an active research program, and a sincere interest in quality teaching, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants from all areas of computer science and engineering are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants who have a background in cybersecurity, data science and secure software development.

The department has ABET accredited programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering and receives significant active research funding from a number of government agencies and industry partners. Florida Tech is an NSA/DHS designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, and new faculty will also have the opportunity to work with the Harris Institute for Assured Information.

Florida Tech is located in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast, one of the nation’s fastest growing high- tech areas. A number of major corporations have a local presence, including General Electric, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and Harris Corporation. The campus is 5 minutes from the Indian River estuary, only 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and 50 minutes from both Kennedy Space Center and Orlando. For more information on Florida Tech or the department please visit our website (www.fit.edu).

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Applicants should send letters of intent, curriculum vitae, research and teaching summaries and full contact information for at least three references, via email to (se@fit.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).


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