[robotics-worldwide] Open Rank Faculty Position in Robotics at USF Polytechnic

Weitzenfeld, Alfredo (USF Polytechnic) aweitzenfeld at poly.usf.edu
Fri Nov 20 07:07:47 PST 2009

Dear Roboticists,

The Department of Information Technology at University of South Florida Polytechnic invites applications for open rank faculty positions in robotics and other areas of information technology and engineering. Position stars Aug 2010. 

The University of South Florida Polytechnic is the newest of four campuses in the University of South Florida system. Located in Lakeland, Florida, USF Polytechnic is the state's only polytechnic and provides upper level undergraduate and graduate students with an extraordinary opportunity to experience applied learning and research in a personalized setting: small class sizes, convenient locations, innovative programs and flexible formats.
USFP's current campus is located within 20 minutes of the downtown districts of Lakeland, Winter Haven and Bartow and within an hour of international airports in Tampa and Orlando.

For more information about the open faculty position please see below.

Best regards,

Alfredo Weitzenfeld, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Director Robotics Laboratory
Department of Information Technology
University of South Florida Polytechnic
3433 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803
Tel: (863) 667-7769
Email: aweitzenfeld at poly.usf.edu


Information Technology (Open Rank)
Institution:University of South Florida Polytechnic
Location:Lakeland, FL
Type:Full Time


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or
master's level courses; engaging in applied research and efforts to secure external funding; participating in programmatic, college and university committees/councils as appropriate; engaging in professional and community service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate from a regionally and ABET-accredited university in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or in a closely related discipline with at least 18 graduate credit hours in primary teaching area; qualified for appointment at instructor, lecturer, assistant professor, associate professor or professor level according to USF Polytechnic standards; academic coursework and experience necessary for credentialing in primary teaching area; at least two years teaching experience in higher education; established record of published research and scholarly activities for consideration at the advanced Associate or Professor levels, or emerging published research or participation in research and scholarly activities with potential for publication for consideration at the Assistant level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic degree from, or experience working at, a polytechnic university; knowledge and experience in an additional area of specialization (mobile applications development, medical records management, robotics, IT security, graphics and design, gaming and simulation, RFID computing support, computing pedagogy); knowledge and experience in the use of innovative teaching techniques and significant incorporation of instructional technology into classroom and online teaching; knowledge and experience in working with diverse populations of learners; knowledge and experience with applied and problem-based learning; evidence of interdisciplinary pedagogy; knowledge and experience in authentic, competency- and/or E-portfolio-based assessment; knowledge and experience in capstone and internship experiences development and supervision.

Special Instructions:

This is a 9 month, full time, benefit eligible position. Appointment may be tenure- earning or non-tenure earning dependent on qualifications. ABD may apply; all degree requirements must be completed by August 7, 2010.

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