Physics, Florida International University

Position ID:Florida International University-Physics-PROFESSORSHIP [#10556, 514305]
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Miami, Florida 33199, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / astrophysics, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Medical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics
Appl Deadline:2017/12/18 finished (posted 2017/11/28, finished 2018/06/24, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY DIVERSITY MENTOR PROFESSORSHIP IN PHYSICS Florida International University invites applicants for a senior faculty position in Physics (Associate Professor or Professor) as part of FIU’s Diversity Mentor Professorship Initiative to recruit excellent STEM faculty with a history and commitment to the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations, particularly women and Hispanic-American and African-American students.

We will consider applications in all areas of Physics, including: High Energy Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (AMO), Astrophysics, Molecular or Cellular Biophysics, Theoretical Physics, or Medical Physics with an expertise in MRI technology. We invite applicants performing experimental, theoretical, computational, or applied research in any of these areas. Candidates who can contribute to the growth of these research centers and institutes are encouraged to apply: Center for Imaging Science, Biomolecular Sciences Institute, Stocker Astroscience Center, or the Extreme Events Institute.

Successful candidates will be expected to have outstanding records of scholarly publications, research support, and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to have a proven record of mentorship of women and underrepresented minority students and to participate in campus-wide and departmental programs that promote the goals of FIU’s NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (, its Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Plan, and programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body. Faculty appointment will be made at a tenured professorial rank commensurate with current academic standing and achievement. FIU offers competitive salaries, research set-up funds, and recruitment allowances.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514305 at Please attach: 1) a cover letter that specifies Physics as your likely tenure department and includes names and contact information for referees; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research interests; 4) statement of teaching interests; and 5) statement of evidence of diversity mentoring (Guidelines: Nominations and questions should be sent to: Dr. Walter Van Hamme, ( Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled.

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Contact: Dr. Walter Van Hamme, (305) 348-3670, (305) 348-6700 (fax)
Email: email
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Department of Physics
11200 S.W. 8th Street, CP 236
Miami, FL 33199
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