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CIS Open Faculty Positions

Faculty Positions

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 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).

Fordham University invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor Positions and multiple full-time lecturer positions in the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) to start in Fall 2022. We welcome candidates in the areas of Data Science, Computational Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Theoretic Computer Science, and Cybersecurity to apply for the tenure-track positions. 
The tenure track 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.            

For candidates in Data Science, AI, Theoretic Computer Science and Cybersecurity, apply at this Interfolio Scholar Services link. For inquiries contact Dr. Yanjun Li, yli@fordham.edu

For candidates in Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and related fields, apply at this Interfolio Scholar Services link. For inquiries, contact Dr. Daniel Leeds, dleeds@fordham.edu

The following are required for tenure-track positions:

  1. Cover letter with qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Sample scholarship
  6. At least three letters of recommendation.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, it is recommended that you submit your application by March 1st, 2022.    

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.