[ES_JOBS_NET] Two Instructor Positions in the Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University

Rene Price pricer at fiu.edu
Mon Nov 20 13:59:52 MST 2017

The Department of Earth and Environment (E&E) at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for two non-tenure earning instructor positions in: 1) Geosciences, and 2) Environmental Policy. The positions will involve undergraduate teaching in Earth and Environmental Sciences and Policy as well as department/university service and student advising. Applicants from any specialization in each field will be considered. E&E offers a wide variety of Geoscience, Environmental Science, Policy and GIS courses; syllabi can be found at https://earthenvironment.fiu.edu/syllabi/.
Minimum qualifications are: Master’s or Ph.D. in appropriate fields, strong undergraduate teaching commitment and willingness to teach on-line, hybrid and face to face courses for both positions. Graduate teaching is possible for successful applicants holding a Ph.D degree. Successful applicants will join a large and highly diverse faculty within E&E and across the university and we especially seek well-qualified minority and female applicants.
Candidates should apply to Job Opening ID 514185 for the Geology position and to Job Opening 514240 for the Environmental Policy position at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/.

Attach a cover letter, CV and detailed teaching statement, including a summary of student evaluations. Please provide names and contacts for at least three references. To receive full consideration, materials should be received by January 15, 2018. For questions, contact Dr. Ping Zhu (zhup at fiu.edu) for the Geology position, or Dr. Joel Heinen (heinenj at fiu.edu) for the Policy position. Review will continue until position is filled.

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/.

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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