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Adjunct Faculty, Science

Company:
Purdue University Global
Job Location:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Category:
Biology

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty, Science

Job Description

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Master's degree programs. This part-time position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a virtual, professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, non-traditional university setting.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars (10 or 6 week units) as assigned by school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to address student concerns.
  • Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades/progress.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Attending university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution and other credentials as established by the School.
  • 1-3 years' related practical/professional experience and/or training; online, higher education teaching experience is a preferred).
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Adobe Connect meeting technology. Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills, and with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.

Location

Remote/Nationwide, USA

Additional Locations

Employee Type

Employee

Job Functional Area

Faculty

Business Unit

BU00115 Purdue University Global, Inc.

Purdue Global is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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