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

Job description

Job ID: 43040

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


School of Communication


We are seeking a visiting specialized faculty colleague at the rank of Teaching Faculty I who will serve as the coach for the School’s award-winning Debate and Forensics teams. The faculty member will also lead 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, and/or teach Principles of Speechwriting. Travel with the Debate and Forensics teams is expected.


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.

Other Information

Application reviews for both positions will begin on February 28, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred starting date is August 2018. This is a Visiting and Time-Limited Faculty position.

Contact Info

Please direct all inquiries about this position to: Dr. Donna Nudd, Search Committee Chair, [email protected] Application materials must be submitted via (Job ID #43040).

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.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

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 dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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