Open Rank Professor in Biology - Plant Population Genetics

Miami, Florida

Florida International University

  • Opening Date: 2021-10-18
  • Job Opening Id: 525237
  • College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education
  • Department: Biology
Job Information

The Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University (https://biology.fiu.edu) is seeking qualified candidates for an Open Rank, (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) position in Plant Population Genetics. Scientists working in tropical agricultural systems and/or crop wild relatives are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to have a solid publication record; to bring and maintain an active, externally-funded research program; to supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program; and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and in the general plant sciences curriculum. Successful candidates could also become affiliated with several preeminent research institutes and centers relevant to tropical plant biology, including the Agroecology Program (https://case.fiu.edu/earth-environment/agroecology/), in the International Center for Tropical Botany (environment.fiu.edu/ictb/), within the Institute of Environment (environment.fiu.edu). The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and service, and active academic research. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for this position.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525237 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of diversity, teaching, and research philosophy. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review will continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Chris Baraloto (cbaralot@fiu.edu).

Pre-Employment Requirements

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How To Apply

Prospective Employee

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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 in their present job 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.

How To Apply

Current Employee

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".

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 in their present job 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.

Disclosures

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant's 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

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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.

Posted: 01/28/2022