Research Assistant Professor

Florida International University (Miami)

United States

June 27, 2021

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  • Opening Date: 2021-05-27
  • Job Opening Id: 523796
  • College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education
  • Department: Institute of Environment
  • Job Information

    The Institute of Environment in the College of Arts, Science & Education (CASE) at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida (USA) is seeking a candidate to serve as a Research Assistant Professor and Assistant Director in the Tropical Conservation Institute (TCI). The FIU Institute of Environment, through TCI, is advancing the science and technology needed to conserve flagship species locally, regionally and globally.

    The position's main responsibility is to oversee the daily operations, personnel management and financial aspects of the Tropical Conservation Institute. Up to 50% is also allocated to conduct applied research in the general area of tropical animal conservation, including individual projects and TCI's existing conservation programs. In addition the candidate is expected to secure extramural funding in support of TCI activities .

    Desired skills and experience include working in both academic and field settings; developing and overseeing operations of education, research and applied conservation projects; fundraising and grant-writing; working on international projects in a diversity of cultures; and excellent communication, networking and report-writing abilities. Candidates should have completed their PhD in zoology or a conservation-related field.

    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 523796 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter and a complete 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 upon as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by June 27, 2021. Review will continue until position is filled.

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    In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

    Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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    As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in " My Applications ".

    In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

    Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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    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.

    About FIU

    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.

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