School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS)

School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS)

FIU is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami, a vibrant, international city.  FIU offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters, professional and doctoral degree programs to over 42,000 students.  As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement and is committed to finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our times.

The School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at all levels. Outstanding candidates are sought in areas of bio/medical/health informatics, computer architecture, computer graphics, large-scale data management, search, and visualization, human-computer interaction (HCI), networking, programming languages, robotics and game theory, and telecommunication.    Exceptional candidates in other areas will be considered as well. Preference will be given to candidates who will enhance or complement our existing research.

Ideal candidates for junior positions should have a record of exceptional research in their early careers.  Candidates for senior positions must have an active and proven record of excellence in funded research, publications, and professional service, as well as a demonstrated ability to develop and lead collaborative research projects. In addition to developing or expanding a high-quality research program, all successful applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required.

Florida International University (FIU), the state university of Florida in Miami, is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a comprehensive doctoral research university with high research activity. The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at the University, with 31 faculty members and 1,400 students, including 65 Ph.D. students.  SCIS offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, an M.S. degree in Telecommunications and Networking, and B.S., B.A., and M.S. degrees in Information Technology. SCIS has received approximately $12.6M in the last three years in external research funding, has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing infrastructure and support, and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.


Applications, including a letter of interest, contact information, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references, should be submitted directly to  FIU Careers Link website at; refer to Position # 33334. The application review process will begin on January 16, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.  Further information can be obtained from the School website, or by e-mail to


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.