Florida International University
Miami, FL, USA
Florida International University is Miami's public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU's commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, 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 .
Florida International University (FIU), located in Miami, FL, invites applicants for multiple tenured faculty positions in Minority Health/Health Disparities/Health Equity Research, to be hired at the Associate or Full Professor level. We are interested in established investigators with track records of extramural funding (NIH, CDC, and/or NSF), conducting research with underserved and underrepresented populations including racial and ethnic minorities, rural populations, and sexual and gender minorities. Applicants should have experience in mentorship and training of early career investigators, transdisciplinary collaboration, community partnership and engagement, and research dissemination. Investigators across all areas of health disparities research will be considered, including but not limited to the areas of substance use problems, HIV, environmental health disparities, disaster preparedness, cancer, aging, brain health, nicotine and tobacco, and/or violence.
This hiring initiative is part of FIU's NIMHD-funded Research Center in a Minority Institution Program . Home department appointments will be made based on candidates' areas of expertise and specialization. FIU has designated Health Disparities Research a preeminent focus for the University, and is committed to supporting and expanding Health Disparities/Health Equity research, scholarship, and mentorship at the University.
Salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities for this faculty position may include but are not limited to: collaborative and applied research with FIU-RCMI faculty and trainees conducting health disparities research (including assistance with grant applications and data analysis on funded grants); and methodological research leading to peer-reviewed publications and grant funding; and, teaching graduate courses and supervising of graduate and post-doctoral trainees.
Florida International University
11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL, USA
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 Facility, FIU'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/ .
Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Positions 519661 - Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS)
FIU's School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS) is a rapidly growing program of excellence at Florida International University (FIU). The School has 30 tenure-track faculty members and over 3,000 students, including over 90 Ph.D. students. The School is engaged in on-going and exciting new and expanding programs for research, education and outreach. The School offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, and M.S. degrees in Telecommunications and Networking, Cyber-security, Data Science, and Information Technology as well as B.S./B.A. degrees in Information Technology. NSF ranks FIU 39th nationwide in externally-funded research expenditures. SCIS has six research centers/clusters with first-class computing and support infrastructure, and enjoys broad and dynamic industry and international partnerships.
The School of Computing and Information Sciences invites applications from exceptionally qualified faculty at all levels with particular emphasis in cybersecurity, data science, AI, and machine learning. Ideal candidates for junior positions should have a record of exceptional research in their early careers and a demonstrated ability to pursue and lead a research program. Candidates for senior positions must have an active and sustainable record of excellence in funded research, publications and professional service as well as demonstrated leadership in collaborative or interdisciplinary research. In addition to developing or expanding a high-quality research program, all successful applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.