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MENTOR PROFESSORSHIPS

Employer
Florida International University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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MENTOR PROFESSORSHIPS

 

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 emphasizes research as a major component of its mission.. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

 

Mentor Professorship Initiative

Florida International University invites applicants for multiple Senior Faculty Positions in the Mentor Professorship Initiative to recruit excellent faculty in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields with a history of and commitment to the mentorship of underserved populations, particularly women and Hispanic American and African-American students and faculty. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and strong academic credentials. Successful candidates are expected to have a solid record of scholarly publications, research support, and teaching and be eligible for a tenured appointment in any field, including STEM fields, African Diaspora Studies, Social Sciences, Business, and Public Health, and Nursing and Health Sciences.

The successful candidate will be expected to mentor early career faculty as well as undergraduates and graduate students and to participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that promote the goals of FIU’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (see: advance.fiu.edu), its Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Plan, and programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body. Faculty appointment will be at a tenure-earning or tenured professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. FIU offers competitive salaries, research start-up funds, and recruitment allowances.

 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ Apply to Job Opening ID 525570; Include the following 1) a cover letter that specifies your likely tenure department and includes a list of five referees that can be contacted for letters; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching interests; and 5) statement of contribution to/evidence of diversity mentoring (guidelines available at: go.fiu.edu/diversitystatement). Send nominations or questions to Suzanna Rose, srose@fiu.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021, and continue until the positions are 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.

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