FIU School of Computing and Information Sciences is recruiting for faculty and instructor positions this fall

School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS)

Florida International University is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami, a vibrant, international city. FIU is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as computer science, engineering, international relations, architecture, law, and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls 48,000 students in two campus and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 160,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

The School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at all levels as well as non-tenure track faculty positions at the level of Instructor.

Tenure track/tenured positions (Job ID #_505004)

We seek well-qualified candidates in all areas of Computer Science and researchers in the areas of programming languages, compilers, databases, information retrieval, computer architecture, scientific computing, big data, natural language processing, computational linguistics, health informatics, and robotics, are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who will enhance or complement our existing research strengths.

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.

Non-tenure track instructor positions (Job ID#_505000)

We seek well-qualified candidates in all areas of Computer Science and Information Technology. Ideal candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching a variety of courses at the undergraduate level. A graduate degree in Computer Science or related disciplines is required; significant prior teaching and industry experience and/or a Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred.

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 36 faculty members and over 1,500 students, including 75 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 $17.5M in the last four 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.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications, including a letter of interest, contact information, curriculum vitae, academic transcript, and the names of at least three references, should be submitted directly to the FIU Careers website at https://www.jobsearch.fiu.edu; refer to Job ID#______ for tenure-track or tenured positions and to Job ID#_____ for instructor positions. The application review process will begin on January 7, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.  Further information can be obtained from the School website http://www.cis.fiu.edu, or by e-mail to recruit@cis.fiu.edu.

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