Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Multiple Vacancies) at Florida State University

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Job Description:

Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Multiple Vacancies)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 51059

College of Nursing

Psychology Department

College of Medicine

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Florida State University (FSU) is one of 6 universities among the first cohort of the NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program. FSU aims to develop, implement, and evaluate a program, Fostering Institutional Resources for Science Transformation: The FLORIDA-FIRST Health-Science Brigade (aka The FLORIDA-FIRST BRIGADE; U54CA267730-01) to transform culture at FSU to generate a self-sustaining scientific community dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Through this exciting initiative, we are recruiting a FIRST Cohort of 6 early-career researchers who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence and who contribute to clusters of research excellence in chronic disease prevention and management (Cluster 1) or mental health (Cluster 2). New hires will participate in a systems-level approach to support individual faculty research and career development (micro), within their cohort and collaborative networks (meso), that can be replicated through sustainable changes to university culture (macro).

We seek to hire multiple tenure-track assistant professors with a research focus on mental health or chronic disease prevention and management. The new hires of The FIRST Cohort will hold a primary appointment in one of the Equity Research Corner centers in addition to their tenure-track appointment in departments appropriate to their research foci. Appointments come with full summer salary and at least 75% protected time for research for the first three years.

Hiring for these positions is conducted on a rolling basis.

Applications will be reviewed until all positions are filled.


  • Candidates must have a terminal degree (e.g., PhD. or M.D) in a relevant field (e.g., anthropology, nursing, public health, psychology, sociology, social work) relevant to the two domains of The FLORIDA-FIRST BRIGADE (mental health; chronic disease prevention and management).

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching with diverse student populations.

  • Candidates should provide a (1) cover letter indicating the program area(s) in which they which to be considered, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) a statement of their contributions and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (6) up to three peer-reviewed papers.


  • Candidates with a strong publication record and high potential for external grant funding.

  • FSU is committed to hiring a diverse faculty, and thus scientists from all backgrounds, especially backgrounds underrepresented in science and medicine, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Info

Inquiries about the positions may be directed to Bianca Eugene (

More information about the FLORIDA FIRST Health Science Brigade can be found at

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

FSU is one of the nation's elite universities. FSU with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage. Over the past five years, FSU students have won more than 75 nationally competitive awards, including 3 prestigious Rhodes scholarships, 3 Truman scholarships, 5 Goldwater scholarships, 5 Hollings scholarships, 3 Pickering fellowships, and 36 Fulbright grants. FSU was lauded by The Chronicle of Higher Education for being among the nation's top research institutions in producing Fulbright scholars. U.S. News & World Report ranks FSU 19th among all public national universities in "America's Best Colleges

FSU is a "very high research intensive" institution. FSU's researchers brought in $275 million in the 2021 fiscal year from federal, state, and private sources to support investigations into areas such as nuclear science, climate change, the effect of deep space travel on human health and much more. Florida State is one of the leaders in the state for NIH funding. FSU ranks fifth in the state for NIH dollars, ahead of research heavyweights such as the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa. Research on campus is carried out by individual faculty and legislatively recognized research centers and institutes spanning diverse domains of scientific investigation ranging from population dynamics (The Center for Demography and Population Health; Center of Populations Science for and Health Equity) and human aging (the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy: The Institute for Successful Longevity) to basic science (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies) and behavioral and social sciences (e.g., Center for Translational Behavioral Research; Institute for Social Justice and Development).

Anticipated Salary Range

We offer a highly competitive package (including a generous start-up) and resources for securing tenure and promotion.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Position Numbers: 00083157, 00083158, 00083159, 00083160, 00083161, 00083162.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11. Those positions which provide care to vulnerable populations (minors, elderly, vulnerable adults, and the disabled) will require the successful completion of a Level 2 fingerprint-based criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Candidates should provide a (1) cover letter indicating the program area(s) in which they which to be considered, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) a statement of their contributions and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (6) up to three peer-reviewed papers.

Request Letters of Reference

This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system:

1) After submitting your application, click the Careers link;
2) Click the My References link;
3) Click the Send/View Reference Request button next to the appropriate position; and
4) Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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