Teaching Faculty I in Visual Disabilities 12 Month Salaried (College of Education, Health, and ...

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Job Title: Teaching Faculty I in Visual Disabilities 12 Month Salaried (College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56212
Department

School of Teacher Education – College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Visual Disabilities;
Serve on graduate student committees;
In collaboration and coordination with program faculty, support the Visual Disabilities Program and Orientation and Mobility Specialization through activities including but not limited to: (a) advising and mentoring, (b) coordinating field experiences (i.e., practicum and internship), (c) supervising field experiences (i.e., practicum and internship), (d) actively participating in recruitment efforts;
Provide service to schools, the University, Department, College, and the profession;
Grow and support existing partnerships/relationships with regional providers of services to individuals with visual impairments and national colleagues;
Prepare grant proposals to potential funding agencies; and
Collaborate with Program faculty and state stakeholders to enhance and expand the Visual Disabilities program.

Qualifications

Earned doctorate in visual disabilities, special education, or a related field.
ACVREP certification in Orientation and Mobility (COMS).
Experience teaching orientation and mobility methods courses.
Three-years experience teaching orientation and mobility to children and/or adults with visual impairments.
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

K–12 certification or endorsement as a teacher of students with visual impairments and/or orientation and mobility specialist.
Three years of experience as a teacher of students with visual impairments.
Experience teaching visual disabilities methods courses.
Experience mentoring pre-service and in-service teachers.
Successful grant management and writing.
Involvement in state and national professional organizations.

Other Information

The Visual Disabilities Program in the School of Teacher Education at Florida State University invites applications for an instructional position at the rank of Teaching Faculty I in Visual Disabilities. We seek a colleague to collaborate with and support the Visual Disabilities Program in its commitment to preparing high-quality professionals to provide services to individuals with visual impairments as teachers of students with visual impairments and orientation and mobility specialists.

The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, the School of Teacher Education, and the Visual Disabilities program strive to develop a deep understanding of, and respect for, our students and colleagues. Our goal is to prepare teaching professionals who not only transform the lives of their students, but also seek to improve their schools, communities, academic disciplines, and professions. More information about the program can be found at: cehhs.fsu.edu/visual-disabilities.

The roots of FSU’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences date back to the university’s establishment, and it is the oldest college of its kind in Florida. Recently expanded in 2023, the College is home to six academic departments united through a common goal to maximize human potential. In total, the College includes the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Department of Educational Psychology & Learning Systems, Department of Human Development & Family Sciences, Department of Health, Nutrition, and Food Sciences, Department of Sport Management, School of Teacher Education, numerous research centers, and three laboratory schools (Florida State University School, FSU Pembroke Pines Charter School, and The Collegiate School at FSU Panama City). The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences serves over 4,500 students via 187 full-time faculty and 73 full-time staff.

For more information about the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences visit: cehhs.fsu.edu.

Contact Info

Dr. Eileen Bischof
Search Committee Chair
bischof@fsu.edu

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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://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. 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.

Review of candidates will begin October 31, 2023, and will continue until filled. We urge interested candidates to submit materials as soon as possible.

Applicants are required to complete FSU’s online application, providing all educational details and a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also include a letter of application, names of three references with contact information, and statement of teaching interests.
Transcripts, work samples (such as teaching artifacts or manuscripts), and three letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview.

Considerations

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. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by October 31, 2023

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Organization

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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.

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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.

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