This job has expired

Assistant Teaching Professor of Environmental Studies

Employer
Florida International University
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. 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.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Environmental Studies

The Department of Earth and Environment of Florida International University (https://earthenvironment.fiu.edu/index.html) invites applicants for a non-tenure earning position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Environmental Studies. Faculty and students in the Department pursue interests in all aspects of the environmental sciences, as well as in environmental resource economics, policy, management, and conservation. In teaching as in research, our Department is committed to developing and nurturing sustainable solutions to environmental problems.

In accordance with the interdisciplinary nature of our Environmental Studies programs, we seek an educator with a background in environmental studies and the ability to effectively convey the linkages between the environment and society. Candidates should be able to teach in multiple modes of instruction, including face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. We are searching for an individual with skills in design and development of active learning courses that combine outdoor and in-class experiences. In the selection process, evidence of having implemented creative environmental curricula, and of successful mentoring of undergraduate students, will be highly valued.

Expected qualifications include a PhD in Environmental Studies, or a related field, and teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Evidence of graduate teaching is desirable. The position will include opportunities for institutional and community service, and for contributing to FIU’s diverse and equitable social climate. We especially encourage applicants from groups underrepresented in STEM fields.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID at 525742 https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, and statements of diversity inclusion and of teaching philosophy. The CV and cover letters should provide detailed evidence of a record of teaching and mentoring. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 15, 2022. Review will continue until the position is filled.

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

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.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert