Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.
Open Rank Faculty Positions – Center for Translational Science
Florida International University (FIU) is amid a significant expansion to become a TOP50 public research university. To complement and expand on existing strengths in Cardiopulmonary Disease; Stroke, Aging, Cell Metabolomics, and Metabolism; Inflammation, Infection, and Immunity; Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Engineering, the FIU Center for Translational Science (FIU-CTS) in Port St. Lucie, FL invites applicants with research expertise in these areas. This location is adjacent to the Cleveland Clinic Florida Research and Innovation Center and the Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital. Candidates can develop joint and collaborative research in FIU-Cleveland Clinic research programs. The FIU-CTS in Port St. Lucie, Florida, is approximately a 2-hour drive from the FIU Modesto Maidique main campus in Miami, FL. Teleconference and seminar facilities are available to maintain close communication and collaboration among 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 in a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain a robust research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work, national/international collaborations). S/he will also be expected to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. A competitive salary and start-up package are available to faculty with significant research funding.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531545 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.