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Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions 522500
Florida International University

Date Posted Dec. 10, 2020
Title Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions 522500
University Florida International University
Miami, FL, United States
Department School of Computing and Information Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

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

Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions 522500, School of Computing and Information Sciences

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 2,900 students, including 83 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, Data Science, and Information Technology as well as B.S./B.A. degrees in Computer Science, and BS in Cybersecurity and in Information Technology. NSF HERD report ranks FIU #42 in computer science research expenditures, top 30 in public research universities. SCIS has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.

The School of Computing and Information Sciences encourages applications from exceptionally qualified faculty at all levels in all research areas. Candidates with expertise in any area of Computer Science will receive full consideration, including areas that are interdisciplinary. 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 teaching excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications are also encouraged from candidates with highly transformative research programs that extend the frontiers of computing across disciplines. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required.

SCIS 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.


Qualified candidates for Open-Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured faculty positions are encouraged to apply to 522500. Visit and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, etc. as individual attachments. Candidates are required to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 28, 2020.  Review will continue until 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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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