Teaching Faculty I 9 Month Salaried (Public Policy, Interdisciplinary Programs in Social Science)

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Job Title: Teaching Faculty I 9 Month Salaried (Public Policy, Interdisciplinary Programs in Social Science)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48765
Department Florida State University – College of Social Science and Public Policy, Interdisciplinary Programs in Social Science


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Responsibilities The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University invites applications for Specialized Teaching Faculty (non-tenure track teaching position) in the field of Interdisciplinary Social Science (ISS). This is a unique position designed to integrate disciplinary education and related activities within the College. The successful applicant will have a strong interdisciplinary orientation grounded in Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning or Public Administration. Experience in the field of Social Entrepreneurship is also valued. He or she will work with faculty in several disciplines to create and teach courses for majors in Interdisciplinary Social Science that demonstrate how insights from multiple disciplines bring value to the analysis of social issues, and that emphasize evidence based decision making.

Additional responsibilities will include mentoring and advising students, engaging ISS majors in undergraduate research and policy seminars, internship opportunities and similar activities. The position will begin in August, 2021.


Applicants should hold a PhD in one of the disciplines of social science and have teaching and research experience.

Preferred Preferred qualifications include demonstrated commitment to and success in teaching undergraduates, as well as experience with contemporary instructional technology and on-line teaching applications.

Contact Info

Dr. Lisa Turner de Vera, Director of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Email: [email protected]

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. 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. Applicants should provide one pdf attachment that includes a letter of application, CV and contact information for three recommendations.

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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time