The Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University
(FIU, http://biology.fiu.edu) is pleased to announce the Walter and Rosalie Goldberg
Professorship in Tropical Ecology. We seek a top scholar in any area of tropical ecology.
The successful candidate will be expected to have an exceptional publication record, bring and
maintain an active externally-funded research program, participate in the Biology graduate
program, as well as teach a course in their area of expertise. The minimum requirements are
a doctoral degree from an accredited institution, full professor or equivalent status, and a
demonstrated record of achievement in academic research, teaching and service.
The ideal candidate will exhibit an interdisciplinary approach to research that will complement
existing expertise within the Department of Biological Sciences and between Biology and allied
science departments. The Department of Biological Sciences, (http://biology.fiu.edu/) – in the
School of the Environment, Arts, and Society (seas.fiu.edu) within the College of Arts, Sciences
& Education has ~5,000 majors and 120 graduate students in fields ranging from cell and
molecular biology to evolution and ecology. Tropical Research is an area of preeminence at FIU
with several institutes and centers relevant to tropical ecology including the Institute of Water and
Environment (inwe.fiu.edu), which includes the Southeast Environmental Research Center
(serc.fiu.edu), The Sea Level Solutions Center (slsc.fiu.edu) and The Center for Coastal Oceans
Research (ccor.fiu.edu), and FIU Tropics (tropics.fiu.edu) which includes the International
Center for Tropical Botany (ictb.fiu.edu) and the Tropical Conservation Institute (tci.fiu.edu).
Interested qualified individuals who have not yet attained full professor are encouraged to
contact the committee chair for other potential opportunities.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 516044 at facultycareers.fiu.edu
and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research, teaching, and service as
a single pdf file. Please also provide names and contact information for at least three references
who will be contacted upon submission of application. To receive full consideration,
applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2018. Review will
continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chairman of the
search committee, Dr. Todd Crowl <firstname.lastname@example.org>.