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/.
MEDICINE & POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH
Florida's newly accredited Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University (FIU) is currently seeking candidates for a full time, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical and Population Health Sciences Research. The qualified candidate will be mostly responsible for teaching research methodology to medical students, mentoring medical students in their curricular research projects, advising students in study design and on the effective implementation of their research training experience. Duties will mainly take place at our Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC), but may also involve community-based activities related to epidemiology, biostatistics and data management activities. This position will also be involved in grant and research activities by leading and/or participating in grant writing and research proposals submission seeking external funding. In addition, the selected candidate will work in close relationship with the FIU HWCOM affiliated clinical centers and will contribute to the orientation, training and coaching for the College of Medicine clinical partners through his/her participation in student research activities if desired or required. Finally, the candidate will collaborate in administrative activities in support of the Department of Medical and Health Sciences Research.
Minimum qualifications include an MD, with a PhD in research, biostatistics or epidemiology.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 513200 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach letter of interest and curriculum vitae as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by May 15, 2017. 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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.