Tenure-Track Faculty Search

The University of South Florida invites applications for tenure-track positions at all ranks.
Computer Science and Engineering

Applications are invited for multiple tenure-track positions at all ranks in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates in strategic research areas that have high funding potential from federal funding agencies including NSF, NIH, DARPA, etc. This includes, but is not limited to, human-centered computing, software engineering, AR/VR, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, social networks, and other high societal impact areas with a broad set of interested funding agencies. All candidates should have an established record of high-quality research publications, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and a willingness to collaborate with others in the department. Candidates for senior-level positions should also have an established research program with current funding. We expect successful candidates to contribute to our broadening participating in computing initiative. Candidates must have completed a PhD in computer science or a related discipline by the start time of the position. Affiliation with the USF Institute for Artificial Intelligence + X and/or the Institute of Applied Engineering is possible for candidates with research areas that meet institute needs. The Institute for AI + X is a university wide research and education center for AI with a focus on collaboration across disciplines. The Institute of Applied Engineering provides agile, best-value engineering solutions to enhance the performance, effectiveness and safety of its sponsors, including the Department of Defense; other federal, state and local agencies; and industry. Successful candidates could start in Spring 2023 or Fall 2023.

Computer Science and Engineering has 28 tenure-track/tenured faculty members, 11 full-time instructional faculty, 2 visiting assistant professors, and 7 staff members/advisors, and offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees, serving over 2600 undergraduates, over 200 masters, and about 100 PhD students. USF CSE has a strong working relationship with CyberFlorida. CSE ranks include eleven NSF CAREER awardees, one National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow, three IEEE Fellows, three IAPR Fellows, three AAAS Fellows, and three AIMBE Fellows. USF CSE is in the top 15% of Computer Science departments in US public universities. This ranking is according to most recent Academic Analytics data based on Scholarly Research Index AAD2020 using default weights for grants, articles, conferences, awards, and citations. For the fiscal year 2020-2021, the CSE had $4.5 million in research expenditures with funding from NSF, DARPA, NIH, and the industry.

Established in 1964 and currently led by Dean Robert H. Bishop, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida is ranked #57 among public institutions (#92 overall) by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 engineering graduate school rankings. The college serves more than 6,000 students, offering eleven bachelor’s programs, seven ABET-accredited, as well as 12 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. The College is actively engaged in local and global research activities with $41 million in research expenditures for the fiscal year 2020-2021. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities focused on sustainability, biomedical engineering, computing technology and transportation.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. Learn more at

An application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements describing research and teaching experience and goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references (one of which must be the current immediate supervisor of the applicant). In your statements, please share your understanding of diversity and how you have been effective at promoting inclusive excellence among diverse populations either in teaching or research. Applicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to: For consideration, please apply to the appropriate position level (Assistant Professor, search Job ID #32109, Associate Professor, search Job ID #32110, Full Professor, search Job ID #32111). Applications will be considered starting immediately.

USF celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in alignment with our Principles of Community. We believe our future success as an institution requires that we attract and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All job decisions at USF are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Dual career couples with questions about opportunities are encouraged to contact the Department chair. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, the EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272 at least five working days in advance.