Florida International University (FIU) is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, 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 and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. 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 with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. 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 USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
Department of Humanities, Health and Society
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, within the Division of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Humanities, Health and Society. The Assistant/Associate Professor will join a team internationally recognized for social accountability and inspirational approaches to health professions education. Teaching duties include supervising interprofessional student household visits as part of the Community Engaged Physician course series, teaching clinical skills and various other subjects across the curriculum, and supervising student population health focused community practicum projects. The qualified candidate will also provide clinical care on behalf of the college, collaborate in grant writing and research, and participate in other academic administrative duties.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in the medical sciences (MD or DO). Must be board certified or obtain board certification within one (1) year of employment. Must have an unrestricted Florida medical license or be able to obtain a medical license in the state of Florida.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525103 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors), who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 07, 2022. Review will continue until position is filled.
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.