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Assistant Professor 9 Month Salaried of Youth and Technology Education (Learning Systems Institute)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Assistant Professor 9 Month Salaried of Youth and Technology Education (Learning Systems Institute)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 50761

We invite applications for a nine-month, tenure track assistant professor position at Florida State University jointly appointed in the Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in the Learning Systems Institute, and in the School of Information in the College of Communication and Information.

More information about the Learning Systems Institute can be found at For more information about the School of Information, visit:

    The successful candidate will be expected to advise doctoral students, chair doctoral student dissertation committees, teach courses, contribute to academic service, and define and sustain an innovative and externally funded program of research focused on youth and technology education.Conducting research and publishing in youth and technology education;Teaching courses in the School of Information; Advising graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs; Serving on student graduate committees, including chairing PhD student dissertations;Providing service to the university, the college, the department, and the profession;Developing and maintaining a robust externally funded research program.The successful candidate will be expected to generate and lead externally funded research and/or development projects.
    Earned doctorate in information, STEM education, computer science, educational technology, or related field.Evidence of high-quality scholarship (e.g., recent publications in peer-reviewed journals, working papers, recent presentations at national or international conferences).Experience conducting research and/or development projects in youth and technology education.Demonstrated potential for success in garnering external funding for research.Commitment to and experience with working with diverse student populations;Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;We seek a colleague whose research focus and development experience will complement those of current faculty and help build and expand K-12 technology education research and development at Florida State University.
Preferred Qualifications Post-doctoral experience in related field.

While we welcome applications from candidates from a wide variety fields, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in K-12 technology education programs.

Other Information Note: transcripts and up to three written letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview.

Contact Info

Contact Information:

Dr. Colleen Ganley, Search Committee Chair,

Questions regarding the application submission system and process should be directed to the application coordinator:

Stephanie Britt, Learning Systems Institute,, (850) 644-1656

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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 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.

The following items should be submitted as part of the application:

A cover letter.

A curriculum vitae.

A research statement including interests, plans, and approach to securing external funding.

A teaching statement including plans and philosophy.

A statement on diversity and inclusion plans and experiences.

Up to three selected publications or preprints for review.

The names and contact information of three potential references.


This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

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