Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a “R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity” and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine's “America's Best Employers” list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU's Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
NeighborhoodHELP™ Program Evaluator
The Florida International University (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine seeks applicants for an exciting non-tenure faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with duties as the NeighborhoodHelp™ Program Evaluator within the Department of Humanities, Health and Society. The faculty will be a member of a team developing groundbreaking, innovative approaches to medical education and clinical activities focused on the needs of South Florida's culturally diverse, medically underserved communities. This position will be responsible for implementing protocols to assess the effectiveness and measure the performance of a wide range of health intervention efforts, social and clinical services. The qualified applicant will need to develop recommendations on measures to enhance program quality and have a deep understanding of the multifaceted health and social issues involved with NeighborhoodHelp™ to create sustainable strategies of measurement and quality improvement. In addition, this position will have educational responsibitlies that include assisting in developing and teaching courses on the social determinants of health, health education and community-based research, ethical considerations, and innovation as a social change tool and society policy.
We are looking for individuals who have the knowledge of the social determinants of health and the social, economic, and structural contributions to health disparities. Additionally, the individual must demonstrate an ability to work well in teams as well as a track record of innovating to create solutions.
Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree as a M.D. or Ph.D., or Master's degree in related field and five years of experience. Competitive candidates will have experience evaluating community based programs, placed based initiatives or community-campus partnership models.
Preferred experience includes previous planning and program implantation and evaluation strategies, experience working with quantitative (e.g., SPSS, SAS) and/or qualitative (e.g., NVivo) data analysis software programs, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Analysis of community level impact (i.e., Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Network Analysis), Cost-Benefit Analysis is a plus.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 513499 at https://facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach (cover letter and curriculum vitae) in single PDF format. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least (three) references who will be contacted upon (as determined by the search committee). To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by July 28, 2018. 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, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.