Open Rank Faculty Position –Biomolecular Sciences Institute

The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) at Florida International University invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Physics starting in August 2016. The position includes salary, start-up funding and laboratory space commensurate with level. FIU established the BSI recently to stimulate and support interdisciplinary research collaborations in biomolecular sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous extramurally supported research program in an area of physics that will be synergistic with current BSI faculty research, including but not limited to single molecule/single cell techniques, protein dynamics, genomic stability and stress response, discoveries of biomarkers, biosensors and therapies in cancer, neurodegeneration and infectious diseases, to participate in collaborations within and across disciplines to actively advance the mission of our growing institute, and to contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Senior applicants should have a substantial record of external funding and be of national and international distinction. Additional information on the mission and current BSI faculty can be found at http://biomolecular.fiu.edu

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 510465 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, CV (including names and contact info of three references), a 3-5 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, a 1 page teaching statement, and 2 representative publications, all as a single pdf file. The search committee will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2015, and continue 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.