Florida Polytechnic University was created by the 2012 Florida legislature to be the state’s STEM-focused four-year public university. With a range of innovative undergraduate and master’s programs planned, both online and classroom-based, the university seeks to recruit inaugural classes of freshmen, transfer and graduate students for fall 2014 and to grow quickly to become a major higher education presence within the state and beyond. The cornerstone of the new campus is an academic center designed by internationally-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava. Polk County, home to Florida Polytechnic, has a population in excess of 600,000 and is within an hour’s drive of five million residents in the Orlando and Tampa metro areas.
Florida’s newest state university is looking for exceptional candidates to serve as Adjunct Professor (9101), starting August of 2014 in the following disciplines
SUMMARY OF POSITION ROLE/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will fulfill teaching responsibilities with strong commitment to innovative delivery of instructions that result in improved student learning; demonstrate career objectives consistent with the University’s mission. The candidate will: (a) apply current teaching methods and/or technology to instructions; (b) contribute to the General Education Program goals and University’s Mission; (c) demonstrate a high level of professionalism and commitment to students; and (d) work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration by assisting with program evaluation and accreditation tasks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The successful candidate will possess:
• Knowledge and skills relevant to face-to-face and online course development and delivery.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills..
• A Ph.D. in teaching discipline from an accredited institution.
EXPECTED STARTING SALARY: The salary will commensurate with years of experience.
Applicants must go to www.floridapolytechnic.org/careers for the job requisition number. Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.