Faculty & Staff Positions

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law, and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also 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 and has more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 29 tenure-track faculty members and over 2,000 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education, and outreach. The School offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, and Information Technology as well as B.S./B.A degrees in Information Technology. NSF ranks FIU 43rd nationwide in externally-funded research expenditures. SCIS 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 Faculty Positions (Job ID# 512441) 

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

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (Job Opening ID #512441) at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, etc as individual attachments.  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.  To receive full consideration, applications, and required materials should be received by December 31, 2016.  Review will continue until position is filled.


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.