Open-Rank Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Positions in the Knight Foundation Schoo

Miami, Florida

Florida International University

  • Opening Date: 2021-10-08
  • Job Opening Id: 525175
  • 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 34 tenure-track faculty members and over 3,300 students, including 92 Ph.D. students, and close to 250 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 #41 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 Universitys strategic growth areas, launching new expansion plans to educate and train technology talents for the burgeoning South Florida Tech Hub. We aim to add several new tenured and tenure track faculty members this year. These positions address a large-scale hiring effort at KFSCIS whereby we look to hire over 20 new faculty over the next few years as we surge to become one of the nations 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 encourages applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. Candidates with expertise in various areas of Computer Science, especially in interdisciplinary areas, will receive full consideration. Ideal candidates for junior positions should have a record of exceptional research in their early careers with demonstrated abilities 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 projects. All successful applicants must be committed to teaching excellence at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applications are also encouraged from candidates with highly transformative research programs that extend the frontier of computing across disciplines.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related disciplines is required. KFSCIS is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcomes applications from women, historically underrepresented population, and candidates with disabilities. KFSCIS is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents.

Qualified candidates for Open-Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured faculty positions are encouraged to apply to 525175. Visit https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and diversity statement (encouraged but not mandatory). Candidates are required to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. We will start to review applications on November 8th. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check
Reference Checks
Educational Verification

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".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

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.

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".

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

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

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant's 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

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.

Posted: 01/28/2022