The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time permanent faculty position starting in August 2016. 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.
The position includes salary, start-up funding and laboratory space commensurate with level. FIU established the Biomolecular Sciences Institute recently to stimulate and support interdisciplinary research collaborations in biomolecular sciences.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous extramurally supported research program in an area that will be synergistic with current BSI faculty research, including but not limited to genomic stability and stress response, discoveries of biomarkers, biosensors and therapies in cancer, neurodegeneration and infectious diseases, to participate in collaborations within and across disciplines to actively advance the mission of our growing institute, and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.
Senior applicants should have a record of national and international distinction. Additional information on the mission and current faculty of the Biomolecular Sciences Institute can be found at http://biomolecular.fiu.edu.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to attach a cover letter stating the preference for the home department, CV, 3-5 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, 1 page teaching statement, 2 representative publications as a single pdf file.
Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon request by the search committee. The search committee will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.