Deadline: 31 mar 2018
Position Title: Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholar
Location: Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Rank: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
The College of Arts, Science & Education (CASE) at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL (USA) is seeking multiple candidates to serve as Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholars in fields of study relevant to CASE’s scholarly research areas in the sciences, humanities and education. Additionally, scholars may work with one of our preeminent centers including the Institute for Water & Environment, the Center for Children & Families, and the STEM Transformation Institute.
The CASE Postdoctoral Scholars will work with a mentor-scholar of their choice. While the primary focus for the Postdoctoral Scholars will be to conduct scholarly activities and research, they will also be expected to interact with graduate students, participate in outreach efforts, and submit competitive research proposals where appropriate. The Postdoctoral Scholars will have the opportunity to teach if desired and will also be able to interact with faculty from across the College, as well as additional FIU faculty and external partners affiliated with the university.
Appointments will have a term of one year starting in Summer or Fall 2018 and are renewable contingent upon excellent performance. The Scholar will receive a salary of 50,000 dollars plus benefits and a discretionary fund of up to 5,000 dollars per year for research and travel expenditures. Applicants from underrepresented minority groups are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates will be selected based on demonstration of research excellence and potential future impact on their respective field of study.
To apply, please send a cover letter that includes the name of the proposed faculty mentor, a proposed research plan, CV and the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please make sure you have contacted a potential supervisor who would be willing to be your mentor.