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CIS Open Faculty Positions

Department of Computer and Information Sciences- One Opening: Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences offers undergraduate programs at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus in the Bronx and Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, and offers graduate degrees in Computer Science, Data Science, and Cybersecurity at its Lincoln Center campus. The department has recently received approval of its application to the New York State Education Department to offer a Ph.D. program in Computer Science. 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 University invites applications for one tenure track Assistant Professor Position in the Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) to start in Fall 2021. We welcome applications from all areas of computer science.  Candidates in the areas of data science, artificial intelligence, systems, database, theoretic computer science, software engineering, and visualization are especially encouraged to apply.

The position requires 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. Please include:

  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 position is filled, however, it is recommended that you submit your application by May 1st, 2021.

Applications can be electronically submitted to Interfolio Scholar Services: 

For inquiries, contact: Xiaolan Zhang, PhD at: xzhang (at), CIS Department, Fordham University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458.

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.