Environmental Studies, Instructor I

Fort Myers, Florida
Nov 27, 2018
Jan 26, 2019
Organization Type
University and College

Environmental Studies, Instructor I

As an Environmental Studies Instructor I you will teach primarily general education courses at the undergraduate level; be involved in course and curriculum development; be expected to maintain a level of professional development/ scholarship appropriate for an Instructor I; and participate on College and University committees and/or initiatives.

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; committed to innovative delivery of engage instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning 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.

The successful candidate will have experience or commitment to the use of technology in online and face-to-face teaching. Interest in collaborating within and outside the University in the development and delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning. Must value continued professional development and service to the College and University. Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching Environmental Studies with a focus on human ecology, land use, or environmental history preferred. GIS experience also preferred.

Essential Job Duties

Teaches load of 12 contact hours per semester of undergraduate courses in Environmental Studies and related subjects.  Community, institutional and professional service in furtherance of FGCU’s mission is expected of all faculty.  Other duties may be assigned by the chair.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Appointment will be made on a 9-month multi-year appointment basis available August 2019.

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 and become property of FGCU.

For additional information about this exciting opportunity and to submit your application, please visit us at https://jobs.fgcu.edu/postings/6110

Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you!

Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that’s the FGCU effect.

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here: https://www2.fgcu.edu/HR/benefits-general.html

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer