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Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is approved.


The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry has just been officially approved. At the center of the program will be undergraduate coursework, designed to provide a firm foundation in the theory and techniques of biochemistry. The program is specifically targeted at future biochemists; one that fully integrates its two core disciplines, chemistry and biology. It will officially open in the Fall of 2016

The Office of Nuclear Energy Issues Requests for Scholarship and Fellowship Applications


The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) today announced two new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the Integrated University Program (IUP) seeking applicants for undergraduate scholarships and graduate-level fellowships in nuclear energy-related fields. These are separate from the NRC Scholarships and Fellowships recently announced

Nuclear Research Fellowships and Scholarships are available.


Nuclear Research Fellowships and Scholarships for Undergraduate students (National Research Scholarships) and Graduate Students (National Research Fellowships) are now available. Deadline to apply for both programs - 2/15/2015 6pm

Upcoming Events

Graduate Seminar on Friday, February 5th

02/05/2016 11:00 AM

On Friday, February 5th, 2016 Dr. Evan Williams of the University of California, Berkeley, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "New insights into molecular structure and ion solvation from mass spectrometry".

Applied Research Center Lecture Series Seminar Feb 5th

02/05/2016 03:00 PM

Mr. Joseph Sinicrope, Research Scientist, Applied Research Center (ARC) will present a talk entitled:“Insights into the Culture of the Department of Defense and Its Impact on Applied Research Requirements ”

Graduate Seminar on Friday, February 12th

02/12/2016 11:00 AM

On Friday, February 12th, 2016 Dr. Rob Spencer of Florida State University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "From the Arctic to the Equator: Reexamining Organic Carbon at the Land-Ocean Interface".

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Faculty Positions

Seeking a full-time, permanent instructor, Forensic/General Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at FIU is seeking a full-time, permanent instructor position starting in August 2016.

Biomolecular Sciences Institute is seeking to fill an open rank faculty position.


Depending on the candidate’s area of expertise and preference, either the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry or the Department of Physics will be the candidate’s tenure home department.

Multiple Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics.


FIU is seeking individuals that will join the STEM Institute with primary positions in a science or engineering department or in the department of teaching and learning.