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Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.

The School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at all levels as well as non-tenure track faculty positions at the level of Instructor, including visiting instructor appointments. SCIS is a rapidly growing program of excellence at the University, with 30 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,000 students, including over 80 Ph.D. students. SCIS offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, an M.S. degree in Telecommunications and Networking, an M.S. degree in Cybersecurity, and B.S., B.A., and M.S. degrees in Information Technology. SCIS has received over $22M in the last four years in external research funding, has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure, and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.


Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions
(Job ID# 508676)

SCIS seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at all levels. We seek well-qualified candidates in all areas; researchers in the areas of computer systems, cybersecurity, cognitive computing, data science, health informatics, and networking 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 the graduate and undergraduate levels. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required.


Non-tenure track instuctor positions
(Job ID# 507474)

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.


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates for open- rank faculty positions are encouraged to apply to
(Job Opening ID #508676); and candidates for instructor positions are encouraged to apply to (Job Opening ID # 507474). Submit applications at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, etc as individual attachments. Candidates will be 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 31st, 2015. Review will continue until position is filled.

If you are interested in a visiting appointment please contact the department directly by emailing Dr. Mark Weiss at Weiss@cis.fiu.edu. All other applicants should apply by going to facultycareers.fiu.edu.

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.


Web Developer II
(Job ID# 510390)

SCIS is seeking well qualified candidates for the position of Web Developer II. The position is responsible to design, develop and maintain School web sites, content management systems and related digital media platforms. The Web Developer II works closely with SCIS faculty and staff to identify and maximize the visibility of School’s research, instruction and outreach activities via electronic dissemination. Further, the position provides leadership, vision and direction for web design, implementation, and management of all digital media technologies. The Web Developer II works with the School’s Director, faculty and staff to attract prospective students, to improve web presence, and to develop and adopt web and digital media strategies.

Ideal candidates wil have at least a Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Studies or other technical discipline and two (2) years related experience OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding written and verbal communication skills, as well as, previous projects which demonstrate their expertise in the field. Experience working with LAMP stack, maintaining content management systems such as Wordpress, Drupal and/or other PHP based technologies is a plus. Familiarity with graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop and other image processing tools will be necessary.


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to (Job Opening ID #510390). Submit applications at careers.fiu.edu before Oct. 28th, 2015.

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.