As a Visiting instructor you will teach at the undergraduate level
and/or graduate level, as applicable; be involved in course and/or
curriculum development; conduct research/scholarship; participate
on College and University committees and/or initiatives; and
perform other duties as assigned.
Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university
dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty
are expected to: be excellent teachers, responsive to changing
professional needs; be committed to innovative delivery of
instruction resulting in improved student learning; be committed to
effective use of technology including distance learning; produce
peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College,
University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main
campus or at off-campus sites within our region.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and
maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which
students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social
activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life
reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that
practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate
expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students
to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently
diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic
and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender
identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural
traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives
to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just
because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our
University stronger. The University community recognizes the
importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these
ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to
apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow
and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Additional Job Description
- Plans and teaches courses in assigned course.
- Prepares syllabi, instruction materials, coordinates lectures,
tests, and evaluates.
- Maintains highest possible standards of classroom
- Keeps abreast of new information and developments in field of
- Actively serves on university committees.
- Actively participates in institutional meetings.
- Maintains professional skills through regular professional
development, and other activities appropriate to higher education
- Assists with the development of curriculum.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the
field of instruction.
- Must possess a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours from a
regionally accredited institution in the field of instruction.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- Ability to contribute effectively and collegially to a
positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for a diverse
- Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity
of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and
- Experience or commitment to the use of technology in university
teaching. Interest in collaborating both within and outside the
University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting
in improved student learning. Must value continued scholarship and
service to the university, with a demonstrated ability or potential
for developing a successful research program.
Appointment will be made on a 9-month or 12-month fixed appointment
depending on the position appointment length.
Because applications and materials are subject to public review and
retention under Florida’s Public Records Law, please DO NOT send
examples of your project/ scholarship unless requested to do so.
Therefore, all submitted materials including articles, disks,
slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE
RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to
submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become
the property of FGCU.
Under Florida’s Public Records law, applications will be available
for public review upon request.
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.