Assistant in Research 12 Month Salaried/Elementary STEM Content Specialist (Learning Systems In...

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Assistant in Research 12 Month Salaried/Elementary STEM Content Specialist (Learning Systems Institute) - Multiple Vacancies
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 53144

The Learning Systems Institute

Responsibilities The Elementary STEM Content Specialist will work as an individual and as part of a team to create original content, lead teams of educators on resource development, and review materials for K 12 education and learning.

Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

    Creating original materials, including lessons and activities for educators and students Working closely with educators and professionals in the field to develop original lessons and activities for studentsCreating original educational resources to support the instruction of mathematics, science, and literacy in the classroomConducting a thorough, high-quality reviews of instructor and student materialsProviding professional development and training as needed for educators, advisors, and administrators
Qualifications Candidates must have the following skills and experience:

    Master's degree in an area of elementary education, or related field Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent presentation skills Excellent organization, administrative, and time management skills Strong attention to details and strong proofreading skills Proficient with computer software programs including Google Docs, SharePoint, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Creative in how to teach elementary content to students Experienced approach to teaching STEM curriculum within the elementary classroom Creative, motivated, and able to work well individually and with a team Ability to create high-quality original educational resources (e.g., lesson plans and problem-based activities) aligned to State Standards
Preferred Qualifications
    Diverse knowledge and experience in many elementary STEM content areasExperience teaching multiple levels of STEM elementary educationPractice with integrating Mathematics, Science and ELA Standards and the elementary classroomComprehensive understanding of Florida’s education structure and standardsKnowledgeable of instruction based on State Standards as well as current research in pedagogyProfessional experience in curriculum development and/or publications for educationExperience in providing professional development and training as needed for teachers, advisors, and administratorsExperience using CPALMS tools and resources ( years teaching experience in elementary educationProficiency in elementary content
Other Information Other vacant position# 80150

Contact Info

For further questions and concerns, please contact James Reynolds ( for more information.

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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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.

*A resume/C.V. attachment is required for consideration*

If selected for an interview, multiple completed work samples will be required as part of the interview process.

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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.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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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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