Position Opening in FIU's Biology Department: Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecologist

The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University is seeking qualified candidates (Ph.D. required) for an Assistant Professor and or higher rank position in Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology. Ecologists working on terrestrial vertebrates in all areas of ecology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to have externally funded research at the time of application and maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 512610 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy 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 December 9, 2016. Review will continue until position is filled. For questions, contact the Search Committee Chair, Joel Trexler, at trexlerj@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.

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as 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. 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. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU's Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the WolfsonianFIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http:/www.fiu.edu.