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Two Full-time Biology Instructors: Ecology/Evolution & Microbio/Biochem

Florida International University, Biological Sciences Department

Job Title: Two Full-time Biology Instructors: Ecology/Evolution & Microbio/Biochem
Reference Code: ID 515997
Job Location: Miami , FL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-09
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Two Full-time Biology Instructors: Ecology/Evolution & Microbio/Biochem
Florida International University

The Department of Biological Sciences at Florida International University invites applications from academically qualified and professionally experienced individuals for two non-tenure track, 12-month positions, one for Instructor of our required upper division courses, Evolution, Genetics, and Ecology, and one for Instructor of our upper division elective courses, Biochemistry and General Microbiology. To maximize opportunity and experience for our diverse student population, we value and seek diversity in applicants for these positions.

The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to developing novel learning activities that will prepare students for success in a fast-paced global environment. Ecology, Genetics, Evolution, Biochemistry, and General Microbiology are all high enrollment courses taught every semester. Teaching in other undergraduate upper and lower division courses may also be expected, depending on specialization and departmental needs.

More information on these courses can be found on our website at

The Department of Biological Sciences has 5000+ undergraduate majors, ~110 graduate students, and 56 faculty members located on two campuses (, one in west Miami (MMC), and one in North Miami on Biscayne Bay (BBC).

These positions will be primarily located at the MMC campus.

Job Requirements

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and be dedicated to providing an enriching learning experience.  Willingness to teach active learning courses is required and experience in active learning classes is preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 515997 at and to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching portfolio as a single pdf file. The teaching portfolio shall consist of a statement of teaching interests plus representative syllabi, evaluations, assignments, tests and quizzes, innovations, examples of student feedback, projects you've designed, exemplary student work, kudos, accomplishments, papers on teaching, and anything else that demonstrates your growth as a successful teacher. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon review of the applications by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and all required materials should be received by November 1, 2018.  Review will continue until position is filled. Please direct inquiries about this search to the chair of the search committee, Dr. John Cozza (

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.

When inquiring or applying for these positions, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Florida International University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact John Cozza as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

John Cozza
Department of Biological Sciences
Florida International University
Miami , FL 33199
United States
Phone: 305-348-4932
Fax: 305-348-1986

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