Assistant Professor
Florida International University 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, [email protected], 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




The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) is currently seeking candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor position within the Division of Medical and Population Health Sciences Education and Research, Department of Translational Medicine. The Assistant Professor will be mostly responsible for teaching research methodology to medical students, mentoring medical students in their curricular research projects, advising students in study design and on the effective implementation of their research training experience. Duties will mainly take place at our Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC) but may also involve community-based activities related to epidemiology, biostatistics, and data management activities. The qualified candidate will be involved in grants and research activities by leading and/or participating in grant writing and research proposals submission seeking external funding. In addition, the selected candidate will collaborate in administrative activities and will work closely with the FIU HWCOM affiliated clinical centers, contributing to the orientation, training, and coaching for HWCOM clinical partners through participation in student research activities.

Minimum qualifications include an MD with graduate training such as a Master’s or doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or health research. Preferred qualifications include prior experience mentoring medical or other graduate students on how to conduct clinical or population-based health research and teaching medical or graduate students in large class sessions.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 523644 at and attach letter of interest and curriculum vitae in 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 June 30, 2021. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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