Open Rank Faculty Position –Environmental, Aquatic, Marine Chemistry

Miami, Florida
Salary to commensurate with experience
January 24 2019
Environmental, Aquatic, Marine Chemistry
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Open Rank Faculty Position

– Environmental, Aquatic, Marine Chemistry      

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

Open Rank Faculty Position –Environmental, Aquatic, Marine Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position to support continued growth of its Environmental Track Chemistry PhD program.  The successful candidate will hold a primary position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the School of Integrated Science and Humanity of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education. Affiliation with FIU’s Institute of Water and Environment (InWE), an FIU Preeminent Program, is strongly encouraged. The overall mission of InWE is advancing the science and technology needed to address complex water and environmental issues locally, nationally, and globally.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in organic geochemistry, aquatic chemistry, marine chemistry and carbon and nitrogen dynamics in natural and managed systems, but outstanding candidates in other areas are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a chemistry or chemistry-related Ph.D. degree and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to have and maintain a strong research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work, national/international collaborations, mentoring of undergraduate/graduate and post-doctoral researchers), to teach/adapt/develop transformative courses in their discipline, to provide strong leadership and service to their department/college and institute and to have excellent communication skills.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (516694) at and attach a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae that includes information on past and current extramural funding, a statement of research accomplishments and plans, a statement on teaching and student mentoring, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts, all as a single pdf file.  Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. A copy of the file should also be emailed to  Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and continue until the 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status."