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  • Opening Date: 2022-11-08
  • Job Opening Id: 528281
  • College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
  • Department: Knight Found School of CIS

Job Information

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 54 faculty members, and over 3,900 students, including 96 Ph.D. students, and close to 350 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.  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 top researchers and educators with outstanding credentials to join our team and share this exciting journey with us.

 

The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple non-tenure track, open-rank, teaching faculty positions. Ideal candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching 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 related disciplines 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 528281 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, optionally research statement, etc. 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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

 

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position and be in good performance standing.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

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.

About FIU

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.

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