Assistant/Associate Professor - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

  • Florida International University
  • Miami, FL
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

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


The Office of Medical Education at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure, Assistant/Associate Professor faculty position. The faculty member will provide instruction in various basic sciences fields including Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, and Histology, and will serve as a facilitator for small group discussion in case-based learning, problem-based learning, and other small group sessions in periods 1, 2 and 3. In addition, the successful candidate will develop and evaluate learning modules that incorporate technology and simulations for medical education in an integrated curriculum and will serve as Co-Course Director for courses in periods 1 or 2, helping the Course Director with the development and submission of syllabus and exams, as well as organization of the course.

Minimum qualifications include a terminal doctoral degree MD/DO or Ph.D. in basic science disciplines, such as Biomedical Sciences, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or related field. Flexibility to teach across multiple disciplines, expertise with the use of technology and active learning instruction, and three years of relevant teaching experience are strongly desired.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 523553 at and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors) who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by June 30, 2021. Review will continue until 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.

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