Microbiologist Open Rank

Miami, Florida
Entry level salary starts at $78,000 up to $130,000 depending on rank with full benefits
September 17 2019
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University (https://biology.fiu.edu) is seeking qualified candidates for an 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. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for this position. 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.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 519363 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 October 18, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chairman of the search committee, Dr. James Fourqurean (fourqure@fiu.edu).

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university and in less than five decades has become a Carnegie R1: Doctoral Universities-Highest Research Activity university.  FIU is focused on student success and research excellence, with nearly $200 million in annual research expenditures. The Next Horizon campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers including sites in Qingdao and Tianjin, China and 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 with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.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.


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