[ES_JOBS_NET] Instructor Position in Environmental Policy at Florida International University

Rene Price pricer at fiu.edu
Mon Dec 11 10:28:12 MST 2017


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 graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU at I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also 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 and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
The Department of Earth and Environment (E&E) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a non-tenure earning Instructor position in Environmental Policy.  Applicants from any specialization will be considered, but we especially seek applicants with expertise in water resources policy to complement several existing FIU research institutes and centers.   The Department of Earth and Environment offers a wide variety of Environmental and GIS courses, the syllabi of which can be found at https://earthenvironment.fiu.edu/syllabi/.  The position will involve undergraduate teaching as well as some departmental service.  Graduate teaching is possible for successful applicants holding a PhD.  
Minimum qualifications are:  a Master’s or PhD in public policy, natural resources policy, political science or related field and teaching experience.  Candidates willing to teach in multiple modes of instruction including face-to-face, online and hybrids formats are desired.  The successful applicant will join a large and highly diverse faculty of scholars within E&E and across the university.  We especially seek well-qualified minority and female applicants.  
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514240 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, a detailed teaching statement including a summary of student evaluations 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 submission of application.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 15. For questions, contact Dr. Joel Heinen (heinenj at fiu.edu). Review will continue until position is 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.

René M. Price
Chair and Professor Department of Earth and Environment and
Southeast Environmental Research Center
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, AHC5-373
Miami, FL 33199

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