Non-tenure track, Open-Rank, Teaching Professor, Computer and Information Sciences

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.

Non-tenure track, Open-Rank, Teaching Professor, Computer and Information Sciences

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 61 faculty members, and over 4,300 students, including 101 Ph.D. students, and more than 370 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 #38 in R&D research expenditures in computer and information sciences. KF-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 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 researchers and educators interested in helping us succeed to join our team and share this exciting journey with us.

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks qualified candidates for multiple non-tenure track, open-rank, teaching faculty positions. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 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 a related discipline is required and a PhD degree is preferred. While this position is not a tenure track position, it does have a promotion progression: teaching faculty with a terminal degree are eligible for consideration for promotion after five years.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 530833 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2023, and continue until the 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.