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  • Opening Date: 2021-01-20
  • Job Opening Id: 522805
  • College/Division: Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
  • Department: CPHSW Health Policy and Mgmt

Job Information

The Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work at Florida International University, ranked by US News & World Report 49th amongst public university schools of public health and 78 out of 180 total schools of public health, is accepting applications for a tenure-earning Associate/Full Professor & Inaugural Department Chair in the new Department of Global Health within the College of Public Health.

Stempel College seeks an energetic and visionary leader to serve as the Inaugural Chair of the Department of Global Health. Ideally, the selected candidate will have current funding and a track record of research and educational activities in Global Health. The Chair will head a department with a varied and ambitious research portfolio and foster the success of faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, Masters, and PhD students in collaboration with other units and investigators within and outside of Stempel College.
We welcome applications from candidates with broad experience in a range of specialties, including, but not limited to, infectious diseases; occupational and environmental health community-based interventions in the context of one health for all including but not limited  to benefit under-served and hard to reach populations; policy making to increase health equity; decision-making to support improving population outcomes in resource-constrained settings; the politics of health in diverse societies and international engagements; and methods for measurement and integration of determinants of health in the context of cultural, economic and social development. The existing Global Health Consortium (ghc.fiu.edu) will reside in the new department to advance research, education, and service at a global scale.

Expectations and Responsibilities:
The Chair will provide leadership to support and advance the Department's research, academic and service programs. The candidate will primarily be responsible for collaborative department leadership, administering the budget, coordinating teaching assignments, and evaluating department faculty and staff. The candidate is also expected to engage in extramurally funded research, teach and advise graduate students, mentor faculty, and serve on dissertation committees. The successful applicant will have a compelling record of scholarship and be a recognized international leader in their field of research and whose profile and research proposal demonstrate an excellent fit with institutional strategic goals and the aims of the position. The chair will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, serve as a strong advocate for the department and engage in transparent decision-making while nurturing a culture of consensus and collaboration. Chairs serve as part of the College leadership team to advance the research, teaching and service mission of the College.

Required Qualifications:
Qualified candidates are required to have an earned doctoral degree in a global health or public health discipline or related field, or an MD with an earned global health, public health or related graduate degree; a record of successful institutional or academic leadership, a demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. As appropriate for rank, competitive applicants should have a strong, extramural, and collaborative funded research program in place as Principal Investigator. A track record of peer-reviewed publications, and effective teaching in the relevant discipline are also required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in global health and public health curriculum development and external accreditation, and previous administrative experience.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID # 522808  at facultycareers.fiu.edu. Candidates need to provide a cover letter highlighting their professional experience and vision for the department, as well as their curriculum vitae in a single pdf binder-file. Candidates will also need to provide the names and contact information for at least three (3) references who will only be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications' review will commence on March 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

For inquiries, please contact the Chair of the Search & Screen Committee, Dr. Roberto Lucchini email: rlucchin@fiu.edu.

Pre-Employment Requirements

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How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and 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, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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