Teaching Faculty I 9 or 12 Month Salaried/Panama City Campus (Chemistry)

Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Teaching Faculty I 9 or 12 Month Salaried/Panama City Campus (Chemistry)

Job ID 48424

Location Panama City, FL

Full/Part Time Full-Time

Regular/Temporary Regular



The FSU Division of Undergraduate Studies works to help students develop sound academic preparation for their major field of study and to encourage all undergraduate students to achieve their full potential. The FSU Panama City Undergraduate Studies and FTIC program seeks to hire a full-time, resident Chemistry Faculty member to support its mission of preparing students for upper-level coursework and pre-health course tracks.

We invite applications for a Teaching Faculty position in Chemistry at the FSU Panama City campus in Panama City, FL. This position is being advertised as a 9- or 12-month, full-time, specialized, non-tenure track teaching faculty position with opportunities for promotion and multi-year contracts. The position will begin in Fall 2021 and consideration will be provided for an earlier start date if circumstances warrant it.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf


Primary responsibilities include:

  1. a) Teaching undergraduate courses in Chemistry,
  2. b) Mentoring and working closely with students,
  3. c) Working with colleagues in the Chemistry Department in Tallahassee to assist course coordination, and
  4. d) Engaging in service to the Undergraduate Studies program and campus.

Additional leadership and administrative opportunities are possible, if qualifications allow, and engagement in research is possible, though research is not a required component of the teaching faculty position. For more information about the FSU Undergraduate Studies program, please visit: https://undergrad.fsu.edu/. For information about the FSU Chemistry Department, visit: https://www.chem.fsu.edu/.


PhD in Chemistry from an accredited institution (must be conferred by start date of the position).


Preference will be given to those with previous university teaching experience and who can teach a variety of Chemistry courses to support our undergraduate studies program and pre-health track, such as: General Chemistry I/II, Organic Chemistry I/II, and Biochemistry. Other preferences include: experience in running/directing a Chemistry laboratory, applied Chemistry experience, and university administrative experience as a program coordinator or director.

Contact Info

Inquiries should be directed to:

Tyler Towne

Chair of Undergraduate Studies Committee and Faculty Search Committee



University Information

Florida State University is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities and FSU Panama City amplifies the university’s efforts to preserve, expand and disseminate knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and human services professions. FSU Panama City is located 100 miles west of Tallahassee on the beautiful St. Andrews Bay and is only three miles from the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. FSU PC currently houses 20 bachelor's programs, 9 master's programs, and boasts a small faculty-to-student ratio, which gives students a more personalized academic experience. Please visit https://pc.fsu.edu/promise for information about our FSU PC Promise to students and https://pc.fsu.edu/ for more information about our campus.

New in Fall 2021! FSU Panama City is opening a brand new, residential housing complex right on campus, and right on the water. This new on-campus facility serves to enhance accessibility of FSU PC academic programs for students and furthers the FSU PC mission and promise. For more information about the new apartment-style complex at FSU PC visit https://seminolelandingfsu.com/.

FSU and COVID-19 Pandemic

The health and safety of students and faculty are the highest priority at Florida State University. Safety protocols are currently in place at FSU and FSU PC that strictly follow CDC health and safety guidelines. During the past year’s pandemic, courses have been offered in a variety of remote, flexible, hybrid, in-person, and online modalities, depending on student and course needs. Additionally, any on-campus or in-person activities currently require 6-foot social distancing and face masks. FSU is continually monitoring the pandemic and all recommendations from healthcare authorities. For more information about FSUs safety priorities amidst the COVID pandemic, please visit https://stayhealthy.fsu.edu/.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

FSU Total Rewards

FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs: https://hr.fsu.edu/total-rewards.

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Criminal Background Check

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

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. 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.

Applicants should also upload all of the following documents to their online application:

1) A cover letter describing university teaching experience, other related experiences (including professional and applied experience), teaching philosophy, courses the applicant feels qualified to

teach, and why you are seeking this position. 

2) Current curriculum vitae.

3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (copies of teaching evaluations and other data).

4) Arrange for submission of at least three letters of reference.  You should instruct that these letters be mailed to:  Florida State University, A312E, Human Resources, 4750 Collegiate Drive, Panama City, Florida 32405 (References should provide contact information, including addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers)

5) Additional material to support your application may also be mailed to the above address.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

The review of applications will start March 1, 2021.

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.