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  • Opening Date: 2021-09-30
  • Job Opening Id: 525116
  • College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education
  • Department: Psychology

Job Information

The Department of Psychology at Florida International University is seeking a candidate for an Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty position. The ideal candidate would have an active research program that synergizes with strengths of our existing faculty in the areas of Clinical Psychology, Developmental Science, and/or Cognitive Neuroscience. Outstanding applicants will also be considered within our other graduate program areas: Legal Psychology, I/O Psychology, and Applied Social and Cultural Psychology. Mid-rank and senior candidates must have a strong record of publications and substantial active grant funding. Early-career candidates must have demonstrated evidence of or very strong potential for extramural funding and a solid record of scholarship in refereed journals. The university and our department are strongly committed to a climate that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute and enhance the diversity of our academic community.

FIU is a vibrant, diverse, top-ranked R1 university in the heart of Miami. Psychology ranks 5th nationally on research and development expenditures according to the NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey and the psychology department faculty hold over $45 million in grants. The department has 40+ tenure-track faculty, 20+ full-time teaching/research/clinical faculty, and 100+ PhD students spread across our six doctoral specialty programs, 200+ graduate students in our Master¿s programs, and over 5,000 undergraduate psychology majors. The department is thriving, with over 25 new hires in the last 5 years.

Collaborative research is emphasized and many faculty share investigator status on grants. Most faculty access additional resources and collaborations through affiliation with several university research centers, including the  Center for Children and Families (CCF), the Center for Imaging Science (CIS), and the Global Forensic and Justice Center (GFJC). The CCF is an interdisciplinary Center that focuses on research, education, and service in child and adolescent mental health, with strong connections to the community and the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest District in the nation. The CIS includes a research-dedicated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility that supports a 3T Siemens MAGNETOM Prism equipped to run the Human Connectome Protocol. The GFJC brings together experts from across the spectrum in the service of equitable justice through research, education, and training. University resources available to our faculty also include High-Performance Computational Resources (HPC), state-of-the-art animal care facilities for rodent, avian, and large animal research, and wet-lab and optical imaging equipment supporting researchers in behavioral neuroscience.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 525116 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, and diversity statement. Candidates will be requested to provide the names and contact information of at least four references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Candidates are also requested to send an electronic copy of their materials to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dana McMakin, PhD (dmcmakin@fiu.edu). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

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.

Disclosures

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/download/annual-security-fire-safety-report/.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

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.

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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