Visiting Teaching Faculty I, 9 Month Salaried (School of Communication)

Tallahassee, FL
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 43038

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 12/31/9998


School of Communication


We are seeking a visiting specialized faculty colleague at the rank of Teaching Faculty I who will teach four (4) undergraduate writing courses per semester among the following areas: Writing for Public Relations, Principles of Speechwriting, Copywriting for Advertising, Writing for the Media, and/or an upper-division writing course to be taught in a lecture/lab format, including the training and supervision of graduate students teaching the lab sections.


Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in communication or another relevant discipline, but ABDs will be considered.
Applications must include (1) a letter detailing teaching interests and philosophy, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for at least three professional references.


Demonstrated industry experience.

Other Information

This is a Visiting and Time-Limited Faculty position.
Florida State University provides employees (and their eligible spouses and dependents) the opportunity to participate in a variety of benefit programs. Voluntary programs include health, life, dental, vision, disability, long term care, tax sheltered annuities, and many others. All employees are required to participate in one of three retirement plans. Our goal is to provide employees with a robust selection of benefits to meet their personal needs in dealing with work/life balance. Additional information is available at:”

Contact Info

Please direct all inquiries about this position to: Dr. Patrick Merle, Search Committee Chair, Application materials must be submitted via (Job ID #43038).

University Information

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. Florida State University is a leading university and part of the State University System in Florida. It has a student body of over 41,000, and has been designated a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation. FSU offers more than 300 different programs of study, with nationally recognized programs in the sciences, medicine, law, and business.
FSU is located in Tallahassee, a metropolitan community of approximately 375,000 which has been rated by Livability as one of the 50 best places to live in the United States. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts in the Florida Panhandle, and Tallahassee is situated among many rich historical and natural resources, including easy access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Tallahassee has a high quality public school system, and provides many opportunities for art, culture, and music enthusiasts.

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 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.
FSU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedic
ated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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