Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Florida International University

February 02, 2023

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 Tenure Track Faculty Position in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders 

Florida International University invites applicants to apply for an Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. This position will be affiliated with FIU Embrace, a multidisciplinary unit focused on developing programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with different abilities, including autism spectrum disorderintellectual disabilities, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The ideal candidate would have an active research program that synergizes with strengths of FIU Embrace and can contribute to its overall mission.

The University is strongly committed to a climate that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute and enhance the diversity of our academic community. Early-career candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an MD with post post-doctoral training and demonstrated evidence of or very strong potential for extramural funding and a solid record of scholarship in refereed journals. Mid-rank and senior candidates must also have a strong record of publications and substantial active grant funding. Academic appointments will be determined based on the qualifications of the candidate, but may include FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education, the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, or the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Salary, start-up funds, and other considerations are competitive.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 528411 at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, and diversity statement, preferably as a single pdf file. Candidates may be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references as determined by the search committee. Questions regarding this position may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Angela Laird, Ph.D. (/">). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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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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