Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university and in less than five decades has become a top 100 public university, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges. FIU is focused on student success and research excellence, with nearly $200 million in annual research expenditures. The Next Horizon campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers including sites in Qingdao and Tianjin, China 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 a tenure-track position at the rank of Associate or Full 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 position offers a unique opportunity to research and educate at a minority-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 scholarly publications. While area(s) of specialization is 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.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID #519736 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 February 28, 2020. Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Richard Beaulaurier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-348-5876, Jennifer Abeloff at email@example.com or 305-348-1627.
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.