2017 HHMI Faculty Scholars Application – due Feb 17th

Job Openings:

Multiple Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics Education
Multiple Postdoctoral Positions in Discipline-Based Research
Clinical Assistant Professor (Master Teacher) - FIUteach
Apply to Job Opening ID 511434 at facultycareers.fiu.edu

Latest News

“Brilliance is male” stereotype hinders girls interested in STEM, starting at 6 years old


This article in The Atlantic features comments from biology and STEM professor Sarah Eddy.

Professor pioneers Women in STEM Initiative


The Women in STEM Initiative will provide education on the issues faced by women in STEM fields, resources for enhancing their involvement, and will propel the University to succeed in recruitment efforts and applications for available grants that will strengthen both our faculty and our student population.

Students Helping Students: Using a Peer Approach to Improve College Enrollment and Completion


Students excel as peer coaches. At FIU, home to the country’s largest Learning Assistant (LA) program. LAs are undergraduates who have excelled in certain courses, take a seminar about effective instruction, and then help their fellow students master the course content and competencies. In fall 2016, close to 300 LAs were working within and outside of our classrooms to help their peers learn.

About Us

The STEM Transformation Institute (STEM-TI) is a multidisciplinary collaboration across the Colleges of Arts, Sciences & Education, and Engineering & Computing, for the research and development of effective educational practices that lead to substantial increases in the number of well-prepared STEM professionals, including teachers, graduating from FIU.

The STEM Institute capitalizes on the unique skills our diverse student population brings to their learning and ultimately the workforce. The Institute is FIU’s response to national calls for 100,000 new STEM teachers and an additional 1,000,000 STEM professionals over the next 10 years; hence, our vision that the Institute serve as a living laboratory that disseminates practices, policies, and STEM professionals across the nation.

Undertaking this challenge requires partnering with local K-12 schools, colleges, businesses and industry, foundations, and national education leaders in order to create an educational landscape that supports all students coming through multiple pathways, and leading to a productive workforce.

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Modesto A. Maidique Campus
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Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-7683
Fax: (305) 348-0484

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