Microbiologist

Location
Miami, Florida
Salary
Salary commensurate with rank $76,000 - $135,000 for 9 months
Posted
October 03 2018
Ref
ID 516000
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

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/.

The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University (http://biology.fiu.edu) is seeking qualified candidates for two positions of Assistant Professor or higher rank in Microbiology.  We encourage applications from microbiologists with a wide range of research foci, and we are especially interested in Microbiologists working on bacteriophage biology, microbe-plant interactions, mycology, and marine microbial ecology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach General Microbiology in addition to undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise.  The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and service, and active academic research with transferable funding.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 516000 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy as a single pdf file. Please also provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 1, 2018.  Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chairman of the search committee, Dr. James Fourqurean (jim.fourqurean@fiu.edu).

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status."