Florida International University invites applicants for a senior faculty position within the College of Arts, Sciences & Education in the Department of Earth and Environment (Associate Professor or Professor) as part of FIU’s Diversity Mentor Professorship Initiative to recruit excellent STEM faculty with a history and commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations, particularly women and Hispanic-American and African-American students.
Associate Professor or Professor – Job ID #514305
The Department of Earth and Environment (E&E) at Florida International University (FIU) will consider applications in all areas of Earth and Environment. The department offers a Ph.D. in Earth System Science with two tracks; one in Geosciences and the other in Natural Resource Science and Management. Faculty in E&E conduct research in various disciplines including the geoscience fields of atmospheric sciences, hydrology, geochemistry, micropaleontology, stratigraphy, and structural geology as well as environmental fields of aquatic science, conservation biology, natural resource management, environmental economics and policy and agroecology. Candidates that can contribute to the growth of these research centers and institute are encouraged to apply: the Institute of Water and Environment, International Hurricane Center, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Sea Level Solutions Center, or the Extreme Events Institute.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and an outstanding record of scholarly publications, research support, and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to have a proven record of mentorship of women and underrepresented minority students and to participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that promote the goals of FIU’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (advance.fiu.edu), its Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Plan, and programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body. Faculty appointment will be made at a tenured professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. FIU offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances.