CIS Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Fordham University invites applications for 

1) a tenure track Assistant Professor position in systems, software engineering, cybersecurity and networks, and 

2) a tenure track Assistant Professor position in computational neuroscience, neuro-informatics, and related fields, to start in Fall 2023.  

The positions require a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or Computational Neuroscience, Informatics and related field, a commitment to teaching excellence, good communication skills, and demonstrated research potential with the ability to attract external research funding. Applicants for the computational neuroscience position are expected to be actively engaged in both neuroscience and data science. The salary range for both positions is $118,000-$135,000.

The Department of Computer and Information Science at Fordham University offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs in computer science and related fields in the Bronx and Manhattan campuses. The department actively participates in joint instruction and research through the interdisciplinary integrative neuroscience program, in collaboration with Biology, Natural Sciences, and Psychology departments. For information about the department, visit

Applications can be submitted electronically 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. 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, however, for full consideration, it is recommended to complete your application by Jan 15, 2023 for the position in systems, software engineering, cybersecurity and networks areas,  and by Dec 8 for the position in computational neuroscience and neuro-informatics areas.

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. 

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.