College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS)
Department of Research and Advanced Studies
Visiting Instructor, College Student Affairs Administration (CSAA) and Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) Program in Curriculum and Instruction
Position 112840 - 1.0 FTE
The University of West Florida Department of Research and Advanced Studies (RAS) invites applications for the position of a Visiting Instructor with a specialization in Higher Education and Social Foundations or Qualitative/Quantitative Research or Mixed Methods courses. This is a nine-month visiting instructor faculty position with an expected start date of January 2018. The successful candidate will primarily teach graduate courses in the College Student Affairs Administration (CSAA) and the Ed.D. Program in Curriculum and Instruction in both face-to-face and online environments.
The successful candidate will coordinate the CSAA Master's program, with duties including but not limited to: planning and executing CSAA orientation, recruitment, program advertisement, program/course development, interview weekend, coordinate admission processes, and represent the program to outside constituencies. Furthermore, the candidate will assist with the creation and implementation of the Higher Education specialization in the Ed.D. program.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.
Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or Doctorate in Higher Education or related field (to be completed before January 2018). A Doctoral degree documenting expertize in Higher Education and Social Foundations or Qualitative/Quantitative Research or Mixed Methods from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Transcripts should ascertain that the candidate has the requisite courses to qualify under the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation requirements to teach Higher Education, and Social Foundations or Qualitative/Quantitative Research or Mixed Methods courses.
Applicants should also have a minimum of 3 years working experience in teaching within a higher education setting. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to have a research agenda related to Higher Education and Social Foundations or Qualitative/Quantitative Research, or Mixed Methods approaches in education. Candidates will be expected to: engage in program/curriculum development; coordinate CSAA faculty meetings; serve as a chair and/or a member of students' doctoral committees; provide active support for comprehensive examinations; participate in purposeful mentoring; contribute to UWF's status as a Carnegie Community Engaged University; and serve on university, college, and department committees.
Evidence of a commitment to diversity is expected
Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate level, experience in higher education administration, and active participation in professional organizations (e.g., NASPA, ACPA)
Demonstrated knowledge of online educational delivery tools
Demonstrated pedagogical content knowledge in Higher Education and Social Foundations or Qualitative/Quantitative Research, or Mixed Methods approaches in education
Demonstrated competence in multicultural environments
Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach other courses offered in the department
Salary is commensurate with experience. Starting date is January 2018 and position is renewable for up to four years. The preferred response date to apply is September 26, 201. Applications will continue to accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
For more information about the department, please see our website at http://uwf.edu/ceps/departments/ras.
Application: Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu. Be prepared to attach your cover letter, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, one sample of scholarly publication, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and name/contact information for three references in electronic format. References will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation. Position is open until filled contingent upon available funding.
The University of West Florida (UWF) is located on a 1,600-acre nature preserve in Pensacola on Florida's Gulf Coast. The Pensacola metro area has a population of over 300,000. UWF is a Carnegie doctoral/research university with an enrollment of over 12,000 students.
University Website: www.uwf.edu
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