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Visiting Teaching Faculty (Elementary Education)

Florida State University
Panama City, FL

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Job Title: Visiting Teaching Faculty (Elementary Education)
Location: Panama City, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49449
Department We invite applications for a Visiting Teaching Faculty position in our Elementary Education Program at the FSU Panama City campus in Panama City, FL. This position is being advertised as a 9- or 12-month, full-time, specialized, non-tenure track teaching faculty position with opportunities for promotion and multi-year contracts. The position will begin in Fall 2021 and consideration will be provided for a later start date if circumstances warrant it. This position will be on-campus with in-person instruction responsibilities (CDC guidelines for safety are followed – see additional information below).

About the Program
The College of Education, School of Teacher Education, at Florida State University Panama City houses a Bachelor’s degree program in Education in the Elementary School, as well as a combined BS-MS pathway program in Elementary Education. Students in these programs receive specialized courses that lead to teacher certification eligibility, Florida Reading and ESOL endorsement, and hands-on experience to prepare them for the classroom.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:

Responsibilities Primary responsibilities are a) teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the department’s BS and MS programs in Elementary Education (focus on reading and language arts education), b) mentoring and working closely with students, and c) engaging in service to the program and campus. Additional leadership and administrative opportunities are possible, if qualifications allow. For more information about the FSU Panama City Elementary Education program, please visit:

Qualifications PhD or EdD in Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Reading/Language Arts, or related field from an accredited institution (must be conferred by start date of the position).

Preferred Preference will be given to those with previous university teaching experience who can teach a variety of reading and language arts education courses. Applied experience as a K-6 teacher is highly preferred.

Other Information

About FSU Panama City

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities and FSU Panama City amplifies the university’s efforts to preserve, expand and disseminate knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and human services professions. FSU Panama City is located 100 miles west of Tallahassee on the beautiful St. Andrews Bay and is only three miles from the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. FSU PC currently houses 20 bachelor's programs, 9 master's programs, and boasts a small faculty-to-student ratio, which gives students a more personalized academic experience. Please visit for information about our FSU PC Promise to students and for more information about our campus.

New in Fall 2021! FSU Panama City is opening a brand new, residential housing complex right on campus, and right on the water. This new on-campus facility serves to enhance accessibility of FSU PC academic programs for students and furthers the FSU PC mission and promise. For more information about the new apartment-style complex at FSU PC visit

FSU and COVID-19 Pandemic

The health and safety of students and faculty are the highest priority at Florida State University. Safety protocols are currently in place at FSU and FSU PC that strictly follow CDC health and safety guidelines. During the past year’s pandemic, courses have been offered in a variety of remote, flexible, hybrid, in-person, and online modalities, depending on student and course needs. Additionally, any on-campus or in-person activities currently require 6-foot social distancing and face masks. FSU is continually monitoring the pandemic and all recommendations from healthcare authorities. For more information about FSUs safety priorities amidst the COVID pandemic, please visit

Contact Info

Inquiries should be directed to:

Elizabeth Crowe, PhD

Chair of Search Committee

College of Education

[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!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

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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.

Applicants should also upload all of the following documents to their online application:

    A cover letter describing university teaching experience, other related experiences (including professional and applied experience), teaching philosophy, courses the applicant feels qualified to teach, and why you are seeking this position. Current curriculum vitae with a list of at least 3 professional references included.Evidence of teaching effectiveness (copies of teaching evaluations and other data).Arrange for submission of at least three letters of reference that speak to your qualifications for this position. You should instruct that these letters be emailed to: Brent Bookout, HR Specialist, at [email protected] Additional material to support your application may also be e-mailed to Brent Bookout or uploaded to your application.
Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin July 20, 2021.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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