TENURE TRACK – ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS, SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

TENURE TRACK – ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS, SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and 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, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

The School of Social Work in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work at Florida International University is seeking to fill three tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant and Associate Professor in the School of Social Work. The College includes eight units: School of Social Work, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dietetics and Nutrition, as well the Academy for International Disaster Preparedness.

The School of Social Work offers BSSW, MSW, and PhD degrees. The faculty are committed to excellence in research, teaching and service, have substantial records of funded scholarship, and have national and international reputations. The positions offer a unique opportunity to research and educate at a minority/Hispanic-serving institution, where many of the students are first time in college and/or graduate school. The University, College, and School offer a diverse array of opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaborations and community-based research endeavors. The School is the leading social work program in South Florida, an area known for its diverse population and cultures. South Florida is an international hub for recreation, tourism, and transportation.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active program of research through scholarly publications, external grant funding, and professional presentations; teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students; and participate in service activities.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in Social Work or closely-related field and a record of funded research and peer-reviewed scholarly publications. While area(s) of specialization are open, applicants are encouraged to describe possible connections between their work and emerging preeminent  https://beyondpossible.fiu.edu/emerging-preeminent-programs/index.html  and preeminent https://beyondpossible.fiu.edu/preeminent-programs/  research programs at FIU. Candidates from ethnic and racially underrepresented populations in academia are strongly encouraged to apply. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 522944 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a single pdf that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research and teaching 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. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by March 16, 2021.  Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Shanna Burke at sburke@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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.