Open-Rank Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position in the School of Universal Comp

Miami, Florida

Florida International University

  • Opening Date: 2021-10-10
  • Job Opening Id: 525177
  • College/Division: College of Engineering and Computing
  • Department: SUCCEED
Job Information

Florida International University (FIU) invites applications and nominations for open-rank faculty in the School of Universal Computing, Construction, and Engineering Education (SUCCEED). SUCCEED (https://succeed.fiu.edu/) is part of FIU's College of Engineering and Computing and collaborates closely with the university STEM Transformation Institute (a community of discipline-based education researchers and innovators). The School houses two degree programs: a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Engineering and Computing Education. Our Ph.D. is the first engineering and computing education doctoral degree at a minority-serving institution (MSI).

Florida International University (FIU) is the fourth-largest public university in the United States and is a majority-minority R1 research university. FIU has a vibrant STEM education research group, and there are also ample education research opportunities afforded in Dade and Broward counties which host the nation's largest and 4th largest state colleges and two of the largest public school districts. Faculty in SUCCEED work collaboratively with faculty in the STEM Institute and its twenty-seven member Discipline-based Education Research (DBER) faculty, and as appropriate with other departments in the College (e.g., Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science etc.) to conduct innovative funded education research in their discipline and advance the transformation of undergraduate engineering and computer science education.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish/maintain a strong research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work, national/international collaborations, mentoring of undergraduate/graduate researchers), teach/design transformative courses in and outside of SUCCEED degree programs, and provide service to the School and College. Successful candidates will also have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We are seeking faculty at all levels (tenured / tenure-track; Assistant, Associate, and Full).

Required background includes:
  • Earned doctorate in computer science/science/engineering education; earned doctorate in computer science or engineering, with expertise in education research; or earned doctorate in another education-related discipline, with topical focus on engineering or computing.
  • Scholarly activity (grant funding, publications, etc.) commensurate with experience.
  • Experience conducting and leading a research program.
  • Teaching experience and excellence commensurate with level.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to 525177 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. The cover letter should refer explicitly to the qualifications and responsibilities described above. The diversity statement should demonstrate your values for diversity, equity, and inclusion through examples of your past, present, or future efforts. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three (3) 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
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.

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