Center for Research in Comptuer Vision
Center for Research in Comptuer Vision


Faculty Positions at the UCF Center for Research in Computer Vision

The University of Central Florida (UCF) has recently established a University level Center for Research in Computer Vision (CRCV). The common goal of the center is to strongly promote basic research in computer vision and its applications in all related areas including National Defense & Intelligence, Homeland Security, Bio-medical Imaging, Environment Monitoring, Life Sciences and Robotics.

CRCV is looking for multiple exceptional tenured or tenure-track faculty members, at all levels in the Computer Vision area. Of particular interest are mid-career and senior candidates with a strong track record of publications and research funding. CRCV will offer competitive salaries and start-up packages, along with a generous benefits package offered to employees at UCF.

Faculty hired at CRCV will be tenured in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department and will be required to teach a maximum of two courses per academic year and are expected to bring in substantial external research funding. In addition, Center faculty are expected to have a vigorous program of graduate student mentoring and are encouraged to involve undergraduates in their research.

The UCF Computer Vision group is one of the most active groups in the world with substantial research in video surveillance and monitoring, visual crowd analysis, tracking and activity recognition, UAV Video analysis, geo-localization etc. New CRCV faculty will build on this success and expand to other areas of research by attracting high caliber graduate students and post docs. Besides tenured and tenure track faculty, several research faculty and associated faculty from different departments at UCF are also involved in CRCV research activities.

EECS has strong educational and research programs, with over 500 graduate students and 2,000 undergraduates, and state-of-the-art facilities housed in the Harris Corp. Engineering Center. UCF has over 59,000 students and is the nation's second largest university. Located in Orlando, EECS and UCF are at the center of the I-4 High Tech Corridor with an excellent industrial base in telecommunications, energy, computer systems, semiconductors, defense, space, lasers, simulation, software and the world-renowned entertainment/theme park industry. Adjacent to UCF is a thriving research park that hosts many high-technology companies and the Institute for Simulation and Training. UCF also has a new medical school which opened in Fall 2009. Exceptional weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation and an international airport that is among the world's best are just a few features that make the UCF/Orlando area ideal.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an area appropriate to Computer Vision by the start of the appointment and a strong commitment to academic activities, including teaching, scholarly publications and sponsored research. Prefer applicants with an exceptional record of scholarly research and, at the senior levels, be highly recognized for their technical contributions and leadership in their areas of expertise. In addition, successful candidates must be strongly effective teachers.

To submit an application, please go to: http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/34681

Applicants must submit all required documents at the time of application which includes the following: Research Statement; Teaching Statement; Curriculum Vitae; and a list of at least three references with address, phone numbers and email address.

Applicants for this position will also be considered for position numbers 38406 and 37361.

UCF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.