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.
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. Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Dana McMakin, PhD (). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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.