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A great career in higher education

Founded in 1963, UCF is an important academic and economic partner in the region, the state and the nation. By harnessing the power of scale in innovative ways, we transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF and its 13,000 faculty and staff members create life-changing opportunities for more than 68,000 students on campus and online.

UCF offers a variety of positions for academic leaders, talented professionals and passionate team players who share our goal of creating a diverse and inclusive environment fueled by innovation and partnerships.

Why work at UCF?

Cutting-edge Academics

Inclusive Employer

Our university welcomes innovative ideas from a diverse community of faculty and staff. And with more than 13,000 employees representing 36 countries, UCF is one of the largest and most inclusive employers in Central Florida.

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Partnership in Action

There’s a reason we’re called America’s Partnership University. With hundreds of industry partners from big data to biology, UCF is a cornerstone in Central Florida’s growth and identity.

Research Jobs

Research with Impact

As a Carnegie Foundation-designated “very high research activity” institution, UCF and its researchers are solving today’s greatest problems.

US News Ranks UCF Among Nation’s Most Innovative Universities

An Innovative Place to Work

U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF above Cornell, Harvard and Princeton as most innovative in its annual list of best colleges.

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Teaching & Research

Our objective is simple: We recruit the best minds to solve the world’s most challenging problems. In addition to opportunities within our 13 colleges, UCF’s Faculty Cluster Initiative seeks individuals interested in multidisciplinary research that will create global impact. These clusters empower UCF to leverage our strengths and create dynamic interdisciplinary teams that foster cooperation, innovation and excellence.

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Great Benefits

UCF is committed to the well-being and growth of our employees. We offer a competitive benefits package with many options, including medical and dental insurance, paid leave, education reimbursement and retirement options. As a result, we’ve been recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of the Top 100 Companies for Working Families.

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About UCF

UCF is an emerging preeminent research university in Orlando. Founded in 1963, UCF and its 13 colleges offer more than 220 degrees from the university’s main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, online and through multiple regional locations. The university benefits from a diverse faculty and staff who create a welcoming environment and opportunities for all students to grow, learn and succeed.

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Working in Orlando

Orlando is a dynamic and diverse place to work and live. Ranked No. 6 on Forbes’ 2018 best cities for future job growth and the fastest-growing of the 30 largest regions in the U.S., The City Beautiful offers boundless possibilities. UCF Downtown, the university’s newest campus, creates opportunities for partnerships and learning engagement in the creative, cultural and economic hub of Orlando.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement is available for download from the Office of Institutional Equity. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF’s affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office of Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

To request an accommodation with the application or interview process, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity by telephone: 407-823-1336; email; or visit in person: 12701 Scholarship Drive, Orlando, FL 32816-0030.