Teaching Faculty I, 12 Month Salaried (School of Information)
Job ID: 43044
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Apply On Or Before: 03/14/2018
School of Information
The School of Information at Florida State University is seeking to fill one (1) twelve-month, non- tenure-track visiting specialized faculty position in Information Technology, at the Teaching Faculty I level. Candidates should be able to support a teaching agenda that fits within the broader interests of the iSchool, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a highly interdisciplinary environment. Successful applicants will be expected to teach at all levels, including courses in the school's undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs. Experience with teaching online as well as face-to-face is desired. The successful candidate would teach 4 courses for 3 semesters (fall, summer and spring). All faculty members are expected to advise students and to serve on School, College, and University committees.
Faculty colleague at the rank of Teaching Faculty I will teach courses in areas of information technology (IT), including technology leadership and management of information technology, social media, IT communication, and web technology systems. The School of Information is involved in a wide range of technology areas including, database and web development, user experience design, mobile application development, social media, IT project management, and network administration. The specialized faculty position will focus on teaching in IT and will support experiential learning in IT and social media projects.
Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in information science, information technology, computer science, or another relevant discipline, or will hold a Master's or other terminal degree within a relevant discipline with demonstrated IT industry experience.
The School of Information is one of three academic units within the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. The FSU iSchool offers a Bachelor's degree program with majors in Information Technology (IT) and Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT); Master's degree programs in Information Technology and Information; a post-Master's Specialist degree in Information; and a Ph.D. program in Information. The iSchool faculty also operate the Social Media Lab, the iSensor Lab, and are founding partners in FSU's Innovation Hub (iHub), an innovation center and fab lab/makerspace for teaching and research with technologies including 3D printing and 3D visualization.
The School of Information began in 1926, was formally founded in 1947, and is nationally ranked among the top information science graduate schools in the country. The iSchool's Information Technology Masters' program is nationally ranked at #7 among graduate IT programs, and the ALA-accredited Master's in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science at 12th overall, 7th in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media.
School of Information faculty have been awarded over $50 million in federal, state, local, and foundation research grants, and maintain a strong connection to the community through various literacy and service initiatives. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the School, College, and University. More information about the School of Information is available online at: http://ischool.cci.fsu.edu/
The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools organization, and has a student population of approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 500 graduate students with 87 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure-track faculty members. The College is a leader on the campus, and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.
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.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. This is a one year visiting specialized faculty position, with potential to be renewed for one additional year.
Preferred starting date is Fall 2018.
Search Committee School of Information Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100 Attn: Jeannette Barnes-Mitchell [email protected] Tel: 850-644-5775
This is a Faculty position.
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Applicants should also include a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references.
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