College of Arts and Sciences: Cluster Hiring Initiative (Open Rank)

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Miami (UM) is launching a cluster hiring initiative to appoint up to ten tenured or tenure-track faculty members who fall in one of the following categories:

  • Faculty who would bring visibility, renown, and additional impact to our departments;
  • Faculty who would add to the long-standing goal of increasing diversity across our departments;
  • Faculty in the humanities and social sciences whose intellectual and pedagogical expertise engages race. These appointments will help build UM and the College into an internationally recognized incubator for new, high impact ideas on how race intersects with other meaningful issues such as gender, religion, housing insecurity, climate change, ethnobiology, demography, technology, migration patterns, and health outcomes to name but a few.
Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. Each appointment is expected to start on August 15, 2021.  To be eligible for each appointment, candidates must hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field by the appointment start date.   

Applications can be submitted via the UM Careers website at and shall include:

  • Letter of interest that describes your anticipated contributions to scholarship, teaching, and service in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Current CV
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • A statement that explains your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • The names of three colleagues who can provide us with a reference
Please know that you can upload all your application documents in a single PDF or in up to five documents (5MB per file) under the Resume/CV section of your online application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, protected veterans, LGBTQIA+ people, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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