Job ID: 170751

Faculty Position in Computer Engineering

Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering

  • Oct. 29, 2021
  • Open until filled
  • August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Engineering

Faculty Position in Computer Engineering
Permanent, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Electrical and 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 will be considered for higher ranks.

The ECE Department currently has about 29 faculty, 100+ graduate students, ~400 undergraduate students, and annual research expenditures exceeding $5M. The two universities and outstanding research facilities in the affiliated research buildings/centers provide opportunities for collaboration with faculty in Computer Science and Scientific Computing, the Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS,, FAMU Center for Cyber Security (….), National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL,, Center for Intelligent Systems, Control and Robotics (CISCOR,, FSU Institute of Molecular Biophysics (, FSU Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship (, and FSU College of Medicine (

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions – the Nation’s top Historically Black College/University (HBCU) and a Top 20 Public, Tier-1 Research University. As such we provide 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.

Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or a closely related discipline, and demonstrate documented potential for outstanding research. Areas of particular interest include Cyber Security, Cyber-Physical Systems, Embedded Systems, Digital Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Architecture, Computer Networks, and Artificial Intelligence. 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.

Potential applicants seeking more information are encouraged to visit our websites at
Applicants should submit the following, combined into one single PDF file and sent to the contact email:

A cover letter
A full curriculum vitae
A diversity, equity, and inclusion statement
A 2-page research statement
A 1-page teaching statement
Up to four selected publications
The names and contact information of four potential references
An Equal Employment Opportunity Survey for Faculty Applicants

Applications will be reviewed beginning on November 1, 2021. Acceptance and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Bruce Harvey, Search Committee Chair, at

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

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  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical 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.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Bruce Harvey, Search Committee Chair
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering
    2525 Pottsdamer Street, A-341
    FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
    Tallahassee, FL 32310

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