October 2015
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[Met-jobs] Florida International University faculty position. Sea Level Rise/Climate Change

From Robert Burgman <>
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Date Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:32:42 +0000

The Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University ( is seeking applicants for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) position in Sea Level Rise/Climate Change. Applicants who work on any of the physical or social-ecological processes that drive or result from rising seas or a warming climate are encouraged to apply. As a Department that includes geoscientists, atmospheric scientists, ecologists, and social scientists, we seek an outstanding candidate with an aptitude for working across disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate classes, and develop graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. In addition to Departmental responsibilities, the person selected will also have the opportunity to interact with FIU’s new Sea Level Solutions Center (, a multidisciplinary, university-wide collaborative hub within the Institute for Water and the Environment.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for Position 70029908 (Job Opening ID 510494) at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and research interests in a single PDF file.  Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references, who will be contacted as determined by the search committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 4, 2015.  Review will continue until position is filled.
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit
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.

Robert Burgman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Department of Earth & Environment
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-6395
FAX: 305-348-3877

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