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(Archived) Open Rank Faculty Positions, Center for Translational Science

Last Updated: 7/30/21

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Open Rank Faculty Positions

Center for Translational Science

Port St. Lucie, FL

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) is in the midst of a major expansion to become a TOP50 public research university. We invite applications to complement our strong research base and fill multiple full-time faculty positions with a research focus in Brain Injury & Aging; Inflammation, Infection, and Immunity; Environmental Medicine; Bioinformatics; or Pulmonary Vascular Disease at the FIU Center for Translational Science (FIU-CTS) in Port St. Lucie, FL.

This location is adjacent to the Cleveland Clinic newly established Florida Research and Innovation Center, as well as the Cleveland Clinic Hospital. Candidates will be able to develop joint and collaborative research in FIU-Cleveland Clinic research programs. The FIU-CTS in Port St. Lucie, Florida is approximately a 2-hr drive from the FIU Modesto Maidique main campus in Miami, FL. Teleconference and seminar facilities are available to maintain close communication and collaboration amongst faculty, students, and staff. The cities of Port St. Lucie, Pembroke Pines and West Palm Beach are attractive and vibrant family-oriented communities with excellent school systems and housing.

Successful candidates are expected to have a PhD and/or an MD with post-doctoral training, maintain a strong research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work, national/international collaborations), and to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. An attractive salary and start-up package are available to faculty with significant research funding.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 523684 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and submit a cover letter stating interest in conducting research at FIU-CTS, a curriculum vitae that includes information on past and current extramural funding, a statement of research accomplishments and plans, preferably as a single pdf file. Candidates may be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references as determined by the search committee. 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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Miami, Florida, United States