Faculty & Staff Positions

 

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and 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, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.



Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions
(Job ID# 525175
)

 

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 34 tenure-track faculty members and over 3,300 students, including 92 Ph.D. students, and close to 250 M.S. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education, and outreach. The School offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, B.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, Data Science, and Information Technology. NSF HERD report ranks FIU #41 in R&D research expenditures in computer and information sciences.  SCIS has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.

Computer Science has been identified as one of the University’s strategic growth areas, launching new expansion plans to educate and train technology talents for the burgeoning South Florida Tech Hub. We aim to add several new tenured and tenure track faculty members this year. These positions address a large-scale hiring effort at KFSCIS whereby we look to hire over 20 new faculty over the next few years as we surge to become one of the nation’s top Computer Science programs.  As such, we invite top researchers and educators with outstanding credentials to join our team and share this exciting journey with us.

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences encourages applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. Candidates with expertise in various areas of Computer Science, especially in interdisciplinary areas, will receive full consideration. Ideal candidates for junior positions should have a record of exceptional research in their early careers with demonstrated abilities 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 projects. All successful applicants must be committed to teaching excellence at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications are also encouraged from candidates with highly transformative research programs that extend the frontier of computing across disciplines.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required. KFSCIS is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcomes applications from women, historically underrepresented population, and candidates with disabilities.  . Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcomes applications from women, dual-career couples, historically underrepresented populations and candidates with disabilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates for Open-Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured faculty positions are encouraged to apply to 525175.  Visit https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and diversity statement (encouraged but not mandatory).  Candidates are required to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. We will start to review applications on November 8th. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the positions are 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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Assistant Teaching Professor (Job ID #525278)

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 52 faculty members, and over 3,300 students, including 92 Ph.D. students, and close to 250 M.S. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education, and outreach. The School offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, B.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, Data Science, and Information Technology. NSF HERD report ranks FIU #41 in R&D research expenditures in computer and information sciences.  SCIS has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.Computer Science has been identified as one of the Universitys strategic growth areas, launching new expansion plans to educate and train technology talent for the burgeoning South Florida Tech Hub. We anticipate adding several teaching-track faculty positions over the next few years, as we surge to become one of the nation’s top Computer Science programs.  As such, we invite top researchers and educators with outstanding credentials to join our team and share this exciting journey with us.

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple non-tenure track teaching faculty positions at the level of Assistant Teaching Professors. Ideal candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching a variety of courses offered by the school. Candidates who employ innovative, evidence-based teaching pedagogies are particularly encouraged to apply. A Master’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines is required and a PhD degree is preferred. While this position is not a tenure track position it does have a promotion progression for our teaching faculty. Teaching faculty are eligible for consideration for promotion after five years.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525278 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, optionally research statement, etc. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon as determined by the search committee. Review will start on November 20th, 2021 and continue until position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Reference Checks
  • Educational Verification

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Prospective EmployeeIf you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.
Current EmployeeAs a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Assistant Teaching Professor (Job ID# 525281)

Florida International University, in Miami, Florida is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor for the Knight Foundatoin School of Computing and Information Sciences. Duties and responsibilities include (1) teaching several courses involving programming languages, software development, human¿computer interaction, and application programming; (2) conducting research in AI and underwater robotics; (3) developing professional programs in robotics for K-12 teachers; (4) serving as an advisor for undergrad students; and (5) representing the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences in recruitment events, as needed.Position requires a Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a closely related field.Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525281 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, etc. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Pre-Employment Requirements:
Criminal Background CheckHOW TO APPLY:
Prospective EmployeeIf you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.
Current EmployeeAs a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in “My Applications“.To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Web Developer II (Job ID# 523908)

Designs, develops, and maintains the Florida International University (FIU) Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences web sites, content management systems and related digital media platforms. Works closely with SCIS faculty and staff to identify and maximize the visibility of School’s research, instruction and outreach activities via electronic dissemination. Provides leadership, vision and direction for web design, implementation and management of all digital media technologies. Works with the School’s Director and faculty and staff to attract prospective students, to improve web presence, and to develop and adopt web and digital media strategies.

  • Designs, implements, and manages all digital content platforms including web services, content management systems, lecture capture systems, learning management systems, and other tools used to support online learning and electronic dissemination.
  • Responsible to improve the design, appearance and interactivity of the School’s websites and other digital media content platforms through the use of digital media tools, templates, stock photos and other digital content.
  • Develops, integrates, tests, and maintains software used in the management of digital media content platforms. Works with the School’s Network and Systems group on the day-to-day administration, security and backup of all digital media technologies. Works with central IT service provider, outside vendors and partners as appropriate to support and maintain systems.
  • Responsible for web search engine optimization, business intelligence and analytics. Periodically report on user engagement metrics to determine if current strategies achieve the desired goals.
  • Adheres and implements University policies pertaining to web technologies, branding, design, and information privacy.
  • Works with School Director, faculty and staff to proactively gather, organize and streamline the dissemination of digital content on School websites, social media, newsletters and other electronic platforms. Reviews departmental digital platforms for required elements, content, format and accuracy. Conducts hands-on training for faculty, staff, and students on the use of digital content platforms as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of advances in computing technology that may affect the use of digital content platforms at the school. Advises the Director, faculty and staff of technologies that would benefit the School’s digital presence.
  • Performs other related duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude supervisor from assigning duties that are related to the position.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Studies or other technical discipline and two (2) years related experience OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Departmental Requirements:

  • Experience administrating a content management system.

Desired Qualification:

  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress, plugin, custom template, and themes.
  • Computer programming and web authoring skills.

Job Category:

  • Administrative

Advertised Salary:

  • $50,000 – $60,000

Work Schedule:

  • Begin time: 8:30 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM

Pre-employment:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Fingerprinting Check

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

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