Tenure Track/Tenured Open-Rank Professor in the Knight Foundation School of Computer and Information

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Tenure Track/Tenured Open-Rank Professor in the Knight Foundation School of Computer and Information Science

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) at the Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida, invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in all areas of Computer Science that complement and enhance our current research strengths. Expertise in interdisciplinary areas are particularly encouraged. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science or related field, and show evidence of engagement in interdisciplinary and collaborative research and a commitment to teaching, diversity and inclusivity.

Candidates for senior positions must have an active and sustainable record in funded research, publications, and professional service, as well as demonstrated leadership in collaborative or interdisciplinary projects. Candidates for junior positions should have a record of research in their early careers with demonstrated abilities to pursue their research agenda. The positions require teaching diverse audiences at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and active participation in departmental and university activities

KFSCIS has six research centers, including federally-funded centers of excellence. The School has 37 tenure-track faculty members, many with NSF and DOE CAREER awards and other national recognitions for their contributions. It has over 4,300 students, including more than 100 Ph.D. students and 360 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. and M.S. degrees in Cybersecurity and Information Technology, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. KFSCIS has several computing clusters with first-rate 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, and KFSCIS has launched many initiatives and degree programs to produce technologically-trained expertise for the burgeoning South Florida Tech Hub. Continuing on our multi-year expansion effort started three years ago to add 20 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members over five years, we aim to strategically add multiple faculty members this year. 

KFSCIS is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic community. We welcome applications from women, disabled individuals, and underserved communities. Dual-career couples with research that aligns with KFSCIS that are interested in relocating together are encouraged to submit individual applications and mention this in their cover letters.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530837 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching philosophy. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. We will start to review applications on November 26th, 2023. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.