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Assistant/Associate Professor of Engineering Education, 12 Months Salaried (Job ID 50766)

Florida State University
Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Mar 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Learning Systems Institute (LSI) and the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering at Florida State University invite applications for a nine-month, tenured or tenure track assistant, or associate professor position, jointly appointed. We seek a colleague committed to research, mentorship, teaching, and advising incorporating equity,inclusion and belonging as guiding principles.

LSI has a long and distinguished record of engagement in educational research and development in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. Founded in 1969, it is one of the oldest, largest, and most productive university-based education research organizations in the United States, attracting more than $700 million in grants and contracts from 130 funding agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, US Department of Defense, Florida Department of Education,and several others. At present, approximately 100 LSI faculty and staff are engaged in more than forty-five active projects with activities in 13 countries across four continents. LSI is also the home of the Florida Center for Research in STEM (FCR-STEM). FCR-STEM is the state’s official research and development center for K-12 STEM education. FCR-STEM was founded in 2007 and has attracted more than $150 million in external grant funding for basic research, curriculum development, teacher professional development, and innovative teaching and learning technologies.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions - the nation's top public Historically Black College/University and a Tier-1 research university.As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US.

More information about the Learning Systems Institute can be found at

For more information about the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, visit:

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:



  • Engaging in a well-defined scholarship agenda focused on engineering education;
  • Teaching graduate courses in engineering;
  • Advising graduate students in MS, online EdD, and PhD programs;
  • Serving on student graduate committees, including eventually chairing PhD, and EdD student dissertations;
  • Providing service to the university, the department, the college, and the profession;
  • Developing and maintaining a robust externally funded research program;
  • Encouraged to generate and lead externally funded research and/or development projects;
  • Advise doctoral students, chair doctoral student dissertation committees, teach graduate courses, contribute to academic service, and define and sustain an innovative and externally funded program of research focused on engineering education.



  • Earned doctorate in engineering education or another engineering field from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service;
  • Evidence of high-quality scholarship (e.g., recent publications in peer reviewed journals, working papers,recent presentations at national or international conferences);
  • Experience conducting research and/or development projects in engineering education;
  • Demonstrated or potential for success in garnering external funding for research;
  • Commitment to and experience working with diverse student populations;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.



  • Post-doctoral experience in related field is preferred.
  • Preferred candidates will have experience with development and implementation of innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the field of engineering.
  • Expertise on engineering education programs in K-12 and/or higher education.

Contact Info

Dr. Robert Schoen, Search Committee Co-Chair

Dr. Tarik Dickens, Search Committee Co-Chair

Candidates are encouraged to copy with both co-chairs on their e-mails.

Questions regarding the application submission system and process should be directed to the application coordinator:

Stephanie Britt, Learning Systems Institute

(850) 644-1656

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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Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

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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 . 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.

The following items should be submitted as part of the application:

  • A full cover letter.
  • A full curriculum vitae.
  • A 2-page research statement including interests, plans, and approach to securing external funding.
  • A 1-page teaching statement including plans and philosophy.
  • A statement on diversity and inclusion plans and experiences.
  • Up to four selected publications for review.
  • The names and contact information of four potential references.
  • Up to three written letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for a campus interview.

Note: Official Transcripts will be required for the selected candidate.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. The 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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