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Research Associate

Florida International University


Location:
Miami, Florida 33199
Date:
05/22/2017
2017-05-222017-06-22
Job Code:
513285
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Education and Research
Florida International University
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Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing FacilityFIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also 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 USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

Florida International University in Miami, FL is seeking a Research Associate to perform collaborative research on Database and Internet Visualization Systems, particularly the Terrafly project sponsored by the National Science Foundation and in other aspects of research; teach advanced undergraduate Computer Science courses as designated; conduct research on prototype software development and advance research on high performance geospatial data management systems; write any required progress reports and present research findings to supervisor(s) or administrators, as required; and participate in any departmental activities or meetings. Position requires a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related field.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (Job Opening 513285) at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, etc as individual attachments.  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.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by June 30, 2017.  Review will continue until position is filled.

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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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