Back to Search Results Apply Now * Opening Date: 2021-08-30 * Job Opening Id: 524845 * College/Division: College of Arts, Sciences and Education * Department: Institute of Environment Job Information The FIU Institute of Environment is seeking applications for multiple Postdoctoral Associate positions in fields of study relevant to Freshwater, Coastlines, Oceans and Conservation research. The FIU Institute Environment is advancing the science and technology needed to address complex water and environmental issues locally, nationally and globally. The Institute supports interdisciplinary research, active learning, and public engagement by linking top scientists with thought-leaders and business professionals, as well as local, state, and federal collaborators to foster environmental sustainability. The primary responsibilities of Institute Postdoctoral Associate vary depending on the project and the individual's interests but may include: conducting research with faculty mentors, interacting with graduate students, submitting competitive research proposals, and participating in outreach efforts. Postdoctoral Associates may also have the opportunity to teach formal courses, if so desired. Screening of applications will occur as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 524845 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/ and attach your CV and cover letter. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the hiring official. This pool will remain open until December 31st, 2021. Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the Postdoctoral Associate positions should have completed their PhD in a field related to freshwater, coastal, ocean or conservation fields, with significant interest in developing research expertise in these areas. Pre-Employment Requirements Criminal Background Check How To Apply Current Employee As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months. Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. * This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date. How To Apply Prospective Employee If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months. Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume. * This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date. 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