Specialized Faculty Position in Computer Science at Florida State University

The Department of Computer Science at Florida State University invites applications for a specialized faculty (Teaching Faculty 1) position beginning Fall 2024. The position is 12-month, renewable, full time, benefits eligible, and non-tenure track. The department currently has 26 tenure-track and 7 specialized faculty members and offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels. Undergraduate programs include a B.S. and B.A. track in Computer Science as well as degrees in Cyber Criminology, Computational Biology, and Computer Programming and Application Development. The department looks to provide world-class instruction for undergraduates while emphasizing the importance of research and professional engagement in a well-rounded education in Computer Science. The department is an NSA/DHS Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Research. More information can be found at: https://www.cs.fsu.edu.


The faculty position will have responsibilities in teaching and service. Primary responsibilities are teaching a variety of courses in the undergraduate Computer Science program at FSU. Additionally, teaching faculty are expected to help develop new courses and initiatives to keep pace with emerging technologies. The faculty is also expected to engage in their own professional development activities including organizations focused on CS education and accreditation. The position includes a service component involving committee membership at the department or university level as well as leading initiatives to further community engagement with industry partners, modernize curriculum, and improve student outcomes.


Applicants should have a terminal degree in Computer Science or related field and a record of college teaching experience. Exceptionally qualified M.S. candidates in those fields will also be considered.

Applicants should also be capable and willing to teach most courses in an ABET-accredited core undergraduate Computer Science curriculum as well as service classes ranging from digital fluency to computer programming.


Screening will begin January 15, 2024 and will continue until the positions are filled. Please apply online with curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and the names of three references at: https://hr.fsu.edu/working-fsu, select “View Current Opportunities,” and search for job: 56606. Questions can be e-mailed to Dr. Christopher Mills (crmills@fsu.edu).

FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf
Individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.