Job ID: 206940

Open-Rank Teaching Positions in the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences

Florida International University

  • Mar. 8, 2023
  • Open-Rank Teaching Positions in the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Florida International University
    Miami, FL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Education - General

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. 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 USAwith 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

Open-Rank Teaching Positions in the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences

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 54 faculty members, and over 3,900 students, including 96 Ph.D. students, and close to 350 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 #38 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.


The Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences seeks exceptionally qualified candidates for multiple non-tenure track, open-rank, teaching faculty positions. 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: teaching faculty with a terminal degree are eligible for consideration for promotion after five years.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528281 at 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 as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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.









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