The University of Central Florida (UCF) has established nine
interdisciplinary clusters to strengthen its academic offerings and
research mission. In support of this effort, the Faculty Cluster
Initiative (FCI) is recruiting seven faculty members across five
clusters (described below). These positions have an anticipated
start date of August 8, 2022. All relevant technical areas will be
The Violence Against Women cluster is looking
for an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in
areas such as Population Health, Family Medicine, Epidemiology,
Biostatistics, Chemistry, and Big Data/Data Science.
The Biionix cluster is looking for an Assistant
Professor or Associate Professor with experience at the
intersection of several areas, such as:
o Synthesis and
fabrication of biopolymers and their use as musculoskeletal tissue
scaffolds, devices, or coatings, micro or nano applications,
resorbable or non-resorbable.
o Injectable polymer
therapeutics, novel bio-stimulative scaffolds such as
electroactive, mechano-stimulative, or biofunctionalized gels or
porous scaffolds, shape memory polymers.
o Bioprinting and
artificial microtissue development and disease modeling.
o Biopolymers for drug
or gene delivery, cell therapy, and infection.
development and brain-machine interfaces.
o Biopolymers as
imaging agents such as diagnostic agents, tissue-targeted, or
molecular imaging agents.
The Cyber Security and Privacy cluster is
recruiting Assistant Professors in political/social science, at the
intersection of machine learning, artificial intelligence,
security, and privacy, and systems security.
The Resilient, Intelligent, and Sustainable Energy
Sources (RISES) cluster is recruiting an Assistant
Professor or Associate Professor in the area(s) of energy store
systems, resilience, and sustainability. The ideal candidate will
work at the intersection of several areas, such as a) Battery
Storage Technologies, b) Renewable electrolysis, c) Grid
Integration, and/or d) Energy Storage Analysis.
The Disability, Aging, and Technology (DAT)
cluster is recruiting an Associate Professor or Professor. The
ideal candidate will work at the intersection of several areas,
such as a) human-computer interaction and the design and evaluation
of socio-technical systems for health domains; b) robotics and
assistive technologies; c) health informatics or data analytics;
and d) the intersection of aging or disability research with
Please visit https://www.ucf.edu/research/faculty-clusters/
to learn more about these clusters.
UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse
student body of more than 70,000 students and has grown
substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation. UCF
offers faculty and staff resources to support and advance personal
and professional development, including but not limited to the
PRIDE Faculty & Staff Association, the Black Faculty &
Staff Association, and the Latin@ Faculty & Staff Association.
UCF was officially recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution
(HSI) by the US Department of Education and a "Green College" by
the Princeton Review for our efforts in sustainability and
environmental responsibility. UCF was also one of only 90 colleges
to be recognized for Higher Education Excellence in Diversity
(HEED) in 2020 for its outstanding commitment to diversity and
inclusion. The Carnegie Foundation has classified UCF as an R1
Doctoral University for its high research activity and community
engagement. This past fiscal year, UCF brought in research funding
near $205M. For the fifth consecutive year, UCF has been recognized
among the nation’s most innovative universities according to U.S.
News & World Report.
Please visit https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/search/?search-keyword=cluster
for a listing of our positions.