Florida International University — Open-Rank Teaching Professor of Human Physiology and Human Anatomy

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.

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications from academically qualified and professionally experienced individuals for a non-tenure track, 12-month, open-rank Teaching Professor (Instructor) position in the areas of Human Physiology and Human Anatomy. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related field and provide an enriching learning experience.  Willingness to teach active learning courses is required and experience in active learning classes is preferred. The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to developing novel learning activities that will prepare students for success in a fast-paced global environment. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for this position.  Intermediate Human Physiology, Human Systemic Physiology I and Human Systemic Physiology II, and Human Anatomy are high demand upper division electives.  Teaching in other undergraduate upper and lower division courses may also be expected, depending on specialization and departmental needs. More information on these courses can be found on our website at http://biology.fiu.edu. The Department of Biological Sciences has ~4500+ undergraduate majors, ~120 graduate students, and 66 faculty members on two large campuses (http://www.fiu.edu/about-us/campuses/index.html), one in west Miami (MMC), and one in North Miami on Biscayne Bay (BBC). This position will be primarily teaching at the MMC campus.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 524997 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should consist of a statement of teaching interests plus representative syllabi, evaluations, assignments, tests and quizzes, innovations, examples of your written feedback, projects you’ve designed, exemplary student work, kudos, accomplishments, papers on teaching, and anything else that demonstrates your growth as a successful teacher. 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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lisa Brinn (lbrinn@fiu.edu).

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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