Heather Bracken-Grissom heather.bracken at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 13:44:06 EST 2014

UPDATED INFORMATION (November 7, 2014)


The Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University (
biology.fiu.edu) is seeking applicants for two tenure track (Assistant or
Associate Professor) positions in MARINE ECOLOGY.  Applicants working on
ecology of global change, predator-prey interactions and food web ecology,
biodiversity and ecosystem function, or ecosystem dynamics are particularly
encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biological Sciences, in the School of the Environment,
Arts, and Society  (seas.fiu.edu) within the College of Arts and Sciences (
cas.fiu.edu) has 4,700 majors and 120 graduate students in fields ranging
from cell and molecular biology to evolution and ecology. The successful
candidate will participate in the Marine Sciences Program (marine.fiu.edu),
a new and growing interdisciplinary initiative emphasizing research,
teaching, and outreach in coastal marine sciences. This program is housed
at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus in the city of North Miami, and currently is
home to 12 research laboratories, 2 teaching laboratories, wet labs, a
mesocosm facility, and running sea water systems. The successful candidate
will be expected to maintain an externally funded research program,
supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach
undergraduate courses including a general Ecology course for Biology and
Marine Biology majors and other courses in his/her area of expertise.
Position is contingent upon funding.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 508719 at
facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
statements of teaching philosophy and research interests in a single PDF
file. 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 November 30, 2014.  Review will continue
until position is filled.

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged
university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools
<http://main.fiu.edu/academics/colleges-schools/index.html> that
offers more than 180 bachelor's, master's and doctoral
<http://main.fiu.edu/academics/degree-programs/> programs in fields such as
engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine.  FIU
emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. For more
information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
*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.*

Heather Bracken-Grissom, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Florida International University-Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 NE 151 Street, MSB-353
North Miami, Florida 33181, USA
305 919-4190 (Phone)  305 919-4030 (Fax)
<http://heatherbracken.wix.com/brackengrissomlab> *
heather.brackengrissom at fiu.edu <Valerie.Hall at fiu.edu>  www.fiu.edu/~marine

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