Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as an “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law, and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions (Job ID# 514305)
FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 30 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,400 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education, and outreach. The School offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, and Information Technology as well as B.S./B.A. degrees in Information Technology. NSF ranks FIU 39th nationwide in externally-funded research expenditures. SCIS has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure and enjoys the broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.
The School of Computing and Information Sciences invites applications from exceptionally qualified faculty at all levels with particular emphasis on cyber-security, computer systems or data sciences. Ideal candidates for junior positions should have a record of exceptional research in their early careers and a demonstrated ability to pursue and lead a research program. Candidates for senior positions must have an active and sustainable record of excellence in funded research, publications, and professional service as well as demonstrated leadership in collaborative or interdisciplinary research. In addition to developing or expanding a high-quality research program, all successful applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications are encouraged from candidates with highly transformative research programs and seminal ideas that extend the frontiers of computing and networking across other disciplines. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required.
Successful candidates will be expected to have outstanding records of scholarly publications, research support, and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to have a proven record of mentorship of women and underrepresented minority students and to participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that promote the goals of FIU’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (advance.fiu.edu), its Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Plan, and programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body. Faculty appointment will be made at a tenured professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. FIU offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514306 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/. Please attach as separate documents: 1) a cover letter that specifies SCIS as your likely tenure department and includes names and contact information for referees; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching interests; and 5) statement of evidence of diversity mentoring (Guidelines: go.fiu.edu/diversitystatement). Nominations and questions should be sent to Dr. Malek Adjouadi firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status by law.