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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Computer Science

Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, Florida 33805
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  • Information Technology
  • Computer Programming/Systems
  • Faculty
  • Software Engineering
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The Computer Science Program at Florida Polytechnic University invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level beginning August 2018. Applicants with interests in any field of Computer Science are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a background and/or interest in Data Security, Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, Database Management and Administration, Compilers and Programming Languages, Algorithms and Complexity Theory, and Software Engineering are preferred.

Candidates are required to have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment (August 2018).

The Computer Science Program currently offers a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science with three concentrations (Cyber gaming, Cybersecurity & Information Assurance, and Advanced Topics). The College of Innovation Technology offers an M.Sc. degree in Innovation and Technology. More information about the CS Program at Florida Polytechnic University can be found here:



  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. (earned by August 2018)
  • Candidates must be willing to teach courses in Computer Science at all levels.
  • Demonstrated record or the potential for excellence in research appropriate to the rank to be held and/or the experience of the candidate.
  • Demonstrated record or the potential for excellence in teaching appropriate to the rank to be held and/or the experience of the candidate.


  • Experience in obtaining external funding, grant preparation, and a record of scholarship are desirable.  
  • Industrial Experience.

EXPECTED STARTING SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications


  • Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
  • Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the United States. This proof must be provided prior to employment at the University. An appointment is not final until proof is provided.

APPLICATION PROCESS: All Applicants are required to submit the following in PDF format to the Florida Polytechnic Careers Website:

  • Letter of Application
  • Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)
  • Unofficial copy of the Ph.D. and M.Sc. transcript

This position requires a background check, which may include a level II screening as required by the Florida Statute §435.04.