Non-Tenure Track Asst. Teaching Professor, School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University
Location: Miami, Florida
Required Education: Masters
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
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 52 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 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.
(Non-Tenure Track) Asst. Teaching Professor Positions (Job ID#)
The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple non-tenure track teaching faculty positions at the level of Assistant Teaching Professors. 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 for our teaching faculty. Teaching faculty are eligible for consideration for promotion after five years.
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Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525278 at 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 upon as determined by the search committee. Review will start on November 20th, 2021 and continue until position is filled.
KFSCIS is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and welcomes applications from women, dual-career couples, historically underrepresented populations and candidates with disabilities.
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).
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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.