Open-rank, tenure-track position in Earth and Environmental Science Education Research - Florida International University

published Oct 30, 2015 10:07am

The Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in earth and environmental science education research. This is a full time, 9-month, joint position with FIU's STEM Transformation Institute beginning in fall 2016. Please go to for more information about the position and STEM Transformation Institute. The required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Geoscience or Environmental Science with solid STEM skills, publications in established science education journals, and excellent preparation for and/or record in teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses in Geoscience and Environmental Science and work collaboratively with faculty in the STEM Institute and in the Department of Earth and Environment to carry out research in environmental education and to foster student success in undergraduate environmental science and geoscience courses. The successful candidate is expected to publish research in post-secondary science education, to generate external funding, and to actively engage in outreach and service. Application review will begin on December 1, 2015 and continue until all positions are filled. Applications including a CV, cover letter, research plan, teaching philosophy, transcripts and a list of at least three references. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 510521 at

FIU is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami, a vibrant, international city. FIU offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters, professional, and doctoral degree programs to over 55,000 students. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement and is committed to finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our times. The Washington Monthly magazine recently ranked FIU 17th in the "contribution to the public good" 2015 national university rankings.

The Department of Earth and Environment, with 35 faculty, has dynamic and growing Ph.D. programs in Earth System Science supporting over 50 graduate students, as well as vibrant masters' programs with ~50 students and 350 students in undergraduate programs in Geoscience (B.S.), Environmental Studies (B.S.), Earth Science Education (B.A.), and Sustainability and the Environment (B.A.). Additional details for this position and the Department can be found at

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.