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Non-tenure track full-time open-rank teaching professor position in the Department of Psychology

  • 14 Feb 2024 8:33 AM
    Message # 13315283

    Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

    Open Rank Teaching Professor in the Department of Psychology

    The Department of Psychology at Florida International University (FIU) is searching for a non-tenure track full-time open-rank teaching professor position for the bachelor’s program in Behavioral Neuroscience.  The position is for 12-month full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty. Teaching professor positions are in-unit faculty positions that are renewable annually, benefits eligible, and eligible for promotion opportunities that mirror those of tenure-track faculty. The department is a leader in pedagogical reform efforts and is focused on improving the quality of undergraduate instruction, particularly in gateway undergraduate courses that affect student success as measured by retention and on-time graduation. Candidates will be expected to perform departmental service as full-time members of the department’s faculty. A Ph.D. in psychology or related discipline is required.


    The department has 35+ tenure-track faculty, 20+ full-time teaching/research/clinical faculty, and 100+ Ph.D. 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 a growing hub for neuroscience research, with a doctoral program in cognitive neuroscience established in 2014 and 18 core and affiliated faculty in neuroscience.


    Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531429 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Questions can be directed to the Chair of the Teaching Faculty Search Committee, Arlene Garcia, Ph.D. ( To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by February 17th, 2024. 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.




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