Teaching Faculty I 12 Month Salaried (Visual Disabilities) at Florida State University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Job Description:

Job Title: Teaching Faculty I 12 Month Salaried (Visual Disabilities)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 51328

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, the School of Teacher Education, and the Visual Disabilities program strive to develop a deep understanding of, and respect for, diversity among 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. For information about the College of Education, visit: education.fsu.edu. For more information about the program, visit: education.fsu.edu/visual-disabilities.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.

    Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Visual DisabilitiesServe on graduate student committeesIn 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 effortsProvide service to schools, the University, Department, College, and the professionGrow and support existing partnerships/relationships with regional providers of services to individuals with visual impairments and national colleaguesPrepare grant proposals to potential funding agenciesCollaborate with Program faculty and state stakeholders to enhance and expand the Visual Disabilities program.
    Earned doctorate in visual disabilities, special education, or a related field ACVREP certification in Orientation and Mobility (COMS)Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsCommitment to and experience with working with diverse student populationsExperience teaching orientation and mobility methods coursesThree-years experience teaching orientation and mobility to children and/or adults with visual impairments

  • 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

Contact Info

Dr. Eileen Bischof


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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This is a Faculty position.

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Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

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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 Interested candidates should submit an online application at http://www.jobs.fsu.edu. 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. Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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.

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