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Instructor - Computer Science

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) (http://www.ceecs.fau.edu) invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position to support the teaching mission of its undergraduate Computer Science (CS) Program. The contract covers the 9-month academic year, with summer teaching often possible on a separate contract. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is expected to start in August 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic’s faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

The CEECS department is located at FAU’s main campus in Boca Raton. The department offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in CS, CE and EE, and MS degrees in Bioengineering. It has over 800 undergraduate, 200 M.S. and 75 Ph.D. students. The CEECS department has a strong record of research support from federal and state funding agencies and industry. Significant areas of research include cybersecurity, IoT, sensing, embedded systems, software defined autonomous networks, underwater communications, data analytics, smart grid, bioengineering, and health IT. The department is also host to two named research laboratories and two NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers, with over 30 industry member affiliates.

Duties will include undergraduate teaching and service in department-level committees. Areas of teaching expertise may include, but are not limited to: C/C++, Internet/Web/Mobile Programming, Systems Programming (Unix), Java, Python, and database tools such as DBMS, SQL and MySQL.

Minimum Qualification:

  • An earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science or a closely related field by time of appointment is required.
  • Candidates with broad backgrounds spanning all areas of Computer Science will be considered.
  • Candidates with extensive applied software development experience preferred.
  • Must have in depth knowledge of programming languages.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Instructor) 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 teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae, a list of names and contact information for at least three professional references and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.

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 Now (REQ #05878).

EEO/AA Policy
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/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 561-297-3057. 711.

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.


Posted: 2019-04-01 Expires: 2019-05-02

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