About the Program
The College of Education, School of Teacher Education, at Florida State University Panama City offers a bachelor’s degree program in Elementary Education. The goal of this program is to train teacher candidates for positions in K-6 classrooms with research-based skills and strategies required for success in diverse classrooms. Students in the degree program participate in specialized courses that lead to teacher certification eligibility, Florida Reading and ESOL endorsements, and hands-on experience to prepare them for the classroom.
We invite applications for a Teaching Faculty position in our Elementary Education Program at the FSU Panama City campus in Panama City, FL. This position is being advertised as a 9- or 12-month, full-time, specialized, non-tenure track teaching faculty position with opportunities for promotion and multi-year contracts. The position will begin in Fall 2023. This position will be on-campus at FSU Panama City with in-person instruction and program service responsibilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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Primary responsibilities are a) teaching math and/or science education undergraduate courses in Elementary Education, b) mentoring and working closely with students, and c) engaging in service to the program and campus. Additional leadership and administrative opportunities are possible, if qualifications allow. For more information about the FSU Panama City Elementary Education program, please visit:https://pc.fsu.edu/education.
PhD or EdD in Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Math Education, Science Education, or related field from an accredited institution (must be conferred by start date of the position) with at least 18 graduate hours in math and/or science related coursework.
Preference will be given to those with previous university teaching experience who can teach a variety of math and science education courses. Applied practitioner experience in math, science, or STEM education as a K-6 teacher is highly preferred. Additional teaching endorsements, certificates, or specializations in STEM-related areas is also highly preferred.
About FSU Panama City
Florida State University is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities and FSU Panama City amplifies the university’s efforts to preserve, expand and disseminate knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and human services professions. FSU Panama City is located 100 miles west of Tallahassee on the beautiful St. Andrews Bay and is only three miles from the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. FSU PC currently houses 20 bachelor's programs, 8 master's programs, 1 doctoral program, and boasts a small faculty-to-student ratio, which gives students a more personalized academic experience. Please visit https://pc.fsu.edu/promise for information about our FSU PC Promise to students and https://pc.fsu.edu/ for more information about our campus.
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Chair of Search Committee
College of Education
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Anticipated Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
This is a Faculty position.
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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.
How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. 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 education details even if attaching a Vita.
- A cover letter describing university teaching experience and commitment to quality teaching, teaching philosophy, courses the applicant feels qualified to teach, experiences related to elementary education, and why you are seeking this position.
- Current curriculum vitae.
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (copies of teaching evaluations and other data).
- Arrange for submission of at least three letters of reference. You should instruct recommenders to email their reference letters to: Laura Quaglino, Senior HR Generalist, at firstname.lastname@example.org(References should provide contact information, including addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers)
- Additional material to support your application may also be mailed to the above address.
Open until filled
This position is being advertised as open until filled.
Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled or closed. Applications received by the review begin date are assured full consideration.
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.