Visiting Specialized Teaching Faculty in Leadership Studies

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Job ID: 43277

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 04/17/2018


The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) at Florida State University is pleased to announce a Visiting Specialized (Teaching) faculty position in the Leadership Studies program, which is situated in the Higher Education program.
Florida State University has a commitment to leadership education, as seen through the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies, undergraduate leadership course offerings, and the Leadership Learning Research Center. The Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies is a partnership between the Department of Leadership and Policy Studies in the College of Education and the Center for Leadership and Social Change in the Division of Student Affairs. It is an 18-credit, interdisciplinary, and experiential program that prepares students for leadership in multiple contexts.
Leadership education at Florida State University has expanded to include multiple course offerings and the new Leadership Learning Research Center (LLRC). The LLRC informs and supports scholars, educators, and practitioners regarding leadership teaching and learning through scholarship, curriculum development, and consultation. The strength of the LLRC resides in its theory-to-practice-to-theory framework, where research is directly applied to both curricular and co-curricular leadership education. You are welcome to learn more about the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies and the Leadership Learning Research Center at


As a Specialized Teaching position (non-tenure track) this position requires instruction for four (4) classes in the Fall and Spring terms and two (2) classes in the Summer term. This position is the result of Florida State University’s pledge to improving the overall university student/faculty ratio and class size.


Candidates for this Specialized (Teaching) Faculty position include an earned doctorate in leadership studies, higher education, or another academic discipline with an emphasis in leadership, higher education administration, or student development. We seek an individual who can contribute to our emphasis on leadership, social justice, and student success and who is committed to undergraduate instruction and advising. The ideal candidate for the Visiting Specialized Faculty position will demonstrate ability and commitment in promoting and fostering a supportive learning environment, as well as knowledge in curriculum development, and has experience teaching undergraduate students.

Pay Plan

This is a Visiting 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.
Application materials – including a cover letter, CV, sample publication, and contact information (not letters) of three references – should be sent to Theresa Harrell, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 1209 Stone Bldg., Tallahassee, Florida, 32306-4452 or via email at [email protected]
The application deadline is April 16th, 2018 and review of materials will begin immediately. Feel free to contact Dr. Kathy Guthrie, Search Chair at [email protected] if you have questions about the position, the program, or the institution.

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Posted: 4/9/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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