CIS Tenure-Track Faculty Positions


Fordham University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) to start in Fall 2024. We welcome candidates with research interests in the areas of software, programming languages, computer systems, security and networks, operating systems, and databases to apply. The salary range of this position is $118,000-$130,000.

The positions require a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields, a commitment to teaching excellence, good communication skills, and demonstrated research potential with the ability to attract external research funding.

Applications can be electronically submitted to Interfolio Scholar Services through the following links. The following are required: (1) Cover letter with qualifications, (2) Curriculum vitae, (3) Research Statement, (4) Teaching Statement (5) Sample scholarship, and (6) At least three letters of recommendation. Please apply at:, and contact Dr. Xiaolan Zhang ( [email protected]) for inquiries.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, it is recommended that you submit your application by January 1st, 2024.

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Fordham University offers undergraduate programs at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus in the Bronx and Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, master of science programs in Computer Science, Data Science, and Cybersecurity at its Lincoln Center campus, and Ph.D. in Computer Science (starting Fall 2022). The department actively participates in joint instruction and research through the interdisciplinary integrative neuroscience program, in collaboration with the Biology, Natural Sciences, and Psychology departments.  Fordham University has been designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). For information about the department, visit

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition committed to excellence through diversity. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially encourage women, people of color, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

Fordham University is proud to be one of only 13 institutions specifically designated in Ambassador Luce’s bequest to receive funding in perpetuity to support women in STEM; this support includes opportunities for Fordham students as well as funding for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship. The finalist for this faculty position may also be eligible for further consideration for a Clare Boothe Luce Professorship for beginning tenure-track faculty.