Appointments in the Department of Biological Sciences 

FAU and non-FAU faculty members who wish to participate in the Department of Biological Sciences programs via:

  • Serving as a co-prinicipal investigator (co-PI) on research grant proposals
  • Supervising advanced research/thesis/dissertation credits for graduate students
  • Serving as a voting member on Biology graduate student committees

To apply or renew an appointment within the Biological Sciences Department, please send the following required documentation to the Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Stacee Caplan:

A background check will be conducted on all affiliate appointments approved by the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. 

Appointments are voted on two times per year and valid for a maximum of seven years.

  • Fall submission deadline: October 5th 
  • Spring submission deadline: February 25th 

*New Graduate College Policy:  All thesis and dissertation committee members must obtain Graduate Faculty Status or the Graduate College will not acknowledge them as voting members of graduate student thesis/dissertation committees.

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