Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activityand recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schoolsthat offers 196bachelor’s, master’s and doctoralprograms 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 Programhouses 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 Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USAand more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) at Florida International University (FIU) seeks to hire two professors at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, specializing in Brazil, sub-field open, period open. FIU is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate and graduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Advancement through the faculty ranks at Florida International University is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, each of which includes substantial peer input.
The positions are tenured/tenure-track, with appointments at the rank commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. Duties include research, teaching, advising, and leadership in LACC's new Brazilian Studies Institute. Successful candidates will hold an appointment in LACC with a tenure home in the candidate's disciplinary department of expertise, with potential affiliation to other departments or programs. The successful candidate or candidates will begin August 2019 and salary will be commensurate to education and experience, and the position will remain open until filled. We encourage applicants to visit our departmental website for information about our undergraduate and graduate programs, research and outreach: http://lacc.fiu.edu.
Qualified candidates must hold a PhD, be scholars with an accomplished record of research and teaching and have particular strength in interdisciplinary studies. A successful candidate must be a Brazil specialist but may work in any discipline; interdisciplinary scholars and scholars conducting comparative work are particularly encouraged to apply. Areas of focus might include security and governance, environmental studies, public health, political science, human rights and social justice, gender studies, urban studies and geography, labor, indigeneity, art and art history, or migrant, transient and diasporic communities, among others.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of teaching evaluations, a statement of contribution to diversity, and a writing sample as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least four references who will be contacted upon the determination of competitive candidates by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 1, 2019. Review will continue until position is filled.
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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 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.
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2016/04/Campus_Security_Report__Safety_Guide.pdf.
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).
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.
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