Florida State University — Teaching Faculty, Interdisciplinary Social Science

Job Openings ID# 42409 & 42410

Title: Teaching Faculty I 9 Mo SAL

Closing Date:  12/01/17

Florida State University – College of Social Science and Public Policy, Interdisciplinary Programs in Social Science

Position Description
The College of Social Sciences and Public Policy at Florida State University invites applications for a 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. 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 public policy 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, 2018.

Application Requirements
Applicants should hold a PhD in one of the disciplines of social science and have interdisciplinary teaching and research experience. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated commitment to and success in teaching undergraduates, as well as experience with contemporary instructional technology and on-line teaching applications.

Our Program
The Florida State University program in Interdisciplinary Social Science strives to engender individually driven social goals that guide student vision and learning attainment.  To that end, we focus our efforts on providing an environment which promotes holistic understandings of complex social dynamics through the integration of various social, economic and political perspectives.  We are committed to the creation of an environment of creative learning based on the goals and tenets of interdisciplinary study.

For more information about the Florida State University program for Interdisciplinary Social Science please visit http://www.coss.fsu.edu/iss/.

FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination for any member of the University’s community.  http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf

How to Apply:
Applicants should provide one pdf attachment that includes a letter of application, CV and contact information for three recommendations.  Apply at Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017.

For additional information please visit our website: https://jobs.fsu.edu

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