Posted on November 15, 2023
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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.


Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is a national leader in transforming the health of communities through its purposeful integration of education, research, and clinical care by providing an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation, and research. The College of Medicine prepares socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientists, and health professionals who are uniquely qualified to transform the health of patients and communities.

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU) seeks applicants for two part-time or full-time, non-tenure, open rank faculty (assistant, associate, or full professor) positions. The ideal candidates will have a history of teaching excellence in medical education. Selected candidate will collaborate with Strand Leaders, Discipline Leads, Unit Directors, Course Directors, and the Office of Medical Education to design and implement curricular content in a dynamic and innovative learning environment, managing the teaching faculty and promoting collaboration, identifying gaps and redundancies in content, and incorporating effective learning and assessment formats. Selected candidates will provide instruction in basic science courses and the basic science components of clinical courses as per personal expertise and the needs of the curriculum (predominantly MD Program but may also include, as needed, participation in other programs at the college including the Master in Physician Assistant Studies program, Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences program, and Graduate Certificate program.

For both positions, the selected candidates with serve as Unit and/or Course Directors for Foundations and Organ Systems courses and will teach in other courses according to expertise and curricular need. For one position, the selected candidate will serve as the Pharmacology Discipline Lead, teaching pharmacology across the four-year MD curriculum, and as the Unit Director for the Pharmacology Unit of the first-year Foundations II course. For the other position, preferred expertise will be in Physiology with the ability to also teach in microbiology, immunology, pathology, and/or histology.

Minimum qualifications include a terminal doctoral degree, MD/DO, Pharm. D. or Ph.D. in basic science disciplines, such as Biomedical Sciences, Physiology, Pharmacology, or a related field. Preferred qualifications include the ability to teach additional disciplines (microbiology, immunology, pathology, histology), experience with the use of technology and active learning instruction, three (3) years of relevant teaching experience in medical education, and previous experience as a Course Director.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 531044 at and attach letter of interest and curriculum vitae in a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references (previous supervisors), who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by December 14, 2023. Review will continue until 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.