[Elsnet-list] open call for CS faculty applicants at Florida International University

Mark Finlayson markaf at fiu.edu
Wed Nov 12 23:49:01 CET 2014


To those graduating this year and current postdoctoral scholars: 
consider applying to join the faculty of the FIU School of Computer Science!

We have hired two new faculty from MIT in the past three years
(myself included), plus other faculty from Cornell, UIUC, Purdue,
UCLA, Brown, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.  The school is
dynamic, growing rapidly, located in beautiful Miami, FL.

We seek well-qualified candidates in all areas; researchers in the
areas of cybersecurity, cognitive modeling, compilers and programming
languages, computer architecture, databases, information retrieval
and big data, and biomedical systems are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please feel free to distribute this call to all interested parties.

Official call appended:

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School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University, Miami, FL

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Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty Positions
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Posted: October 21, 2014
Expires: January 31, 2015

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged
university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools
that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs
in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture,
law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU
contributes $9.8 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 over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in
two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell,
FIU at I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic
and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia &
Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of
Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400
student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about
FIU, visit http://www.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 1,800 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, 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)
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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 cybersecurity,
cognitive modeling, compilers and programming languages, computer
architecture, databases, information retrieval and big data, and
biomedical systems 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 instructor positions (Job ID# 507474)
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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.

Application Instructions
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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 http://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, 2014. 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 at cis.fiu.edu. All
other applicants should apply by going to http://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.


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Mark A. Finlayson
Assistant Professor, FIU SCIS
11200 SW 8th Street, ECS Room 362, Miami, FL 33199
+1.305.348.7988 (office); +1.617.515.0708 (mobile); markaf at fiu.edu
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