Position Title General Education Adjunct: Survey Methods
Job Type Adjunct
Union Type USFFA
Travel No Travel
Work Environment Classroom/Office
Job Summary The University of San Francisco (USF) is a private, urban university with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. The core mission of the University is to promote learning in the Jesuit tradition. The University offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and the values and sensitivity necessary to serve others. The University draws from the cultural, intellectual, and economic resources of the San Francisco Bay Area and its location on the Pacific Rim to enrich and strengthen its educational programs.
At the School of Education our faculty, staff and students are scholars and social justice advocates engaged within the diverse San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The school's mission is to act collectively and leverage our resources in ways that are driven by our Jesuit mission and responsive to our constituents' needs. We work with our diverse students to offer courses, support, and curriculum that meets their needs as full-time educators and advocates in the region.
The General Education Advisory Council (GEAC) oversees the general education core for the doctoral programs in the School of Education. These courses provide development of foundational and methodological perspectives for examining and studying issues in education for students across departments in the School of Education. A list of general education course offerings can be found on the School of Education website at: https://www.usfca.edu/catalog/graduate/school-of-education/general-ed-course-descriptions.
We are currently seeking individuals who can contribute to our diverse learning environment through teaching courses in general education. For spring 2017, we are specifically seeking individuals who can teach the following course: -GEDU 711 Survey Methods
Job Responsibilities Selected candidates will be hired as adjunct faculty in the School of Education. Hired faculty will be responsible for the full development and teaching of a doctoral-level research methods course, as assigned. Faculty are to ensure course content be rigorous to adequately prepare students to utilize research methods in their own work places as well as in their scholarly research endeavors. Faculty are to teach within the teaching weekend schedule and provide support to students between class meetings.
Requirements Candidates should meet the following qualifications:
Hold an earned doctorate in Educational Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Measurement, Learning and Instruction, Educational Policy, Social Justice Education, or related field. (ABD applicants will be considered)
Currently hold or have held teaching positions in higher education settings (preferred).
Previously taught doctoral students and/or students who work full-time while in school (preferred).
Special Instructions Summary Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following materials :
A cover letter that states your interest in the position, your teaching philosophy and qualifications. If you are interested in teaching a specific course above, please indicate so in your letter. Additionally, you are encouraged to highlight experiences that reflect your ability to teach doctoral students and students who work full-time.
A recent resume or curriculum vitae.
Two-four letters of recommendation that speak to your fit for this position.
A sample lesson plan for the course(s) you would like to be considered for that reflect the four-hour class session structure of the teaching weekend.
Applications will be reviewed immediately and until positions are filled for the upcoming semester. Finalists may be invited for an interview.
Please contact Dr. Desiree Zerquera at email@example.com for any questions regarding this position.
Job Open Date 11/04/2016
Posted until Filled Yes
About USF The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student's passion for social justice and a desire to Change the World From Here. For more information, visit www.usfca.edu (http://www.usfca.edu/).
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At the University of San Francisco, we inspire you to reach for a higher standard. A USF education is about transforming thought into action, applying what you learn in the classroom to making the world a better place. We provide exceptional, accessible faculty; small classes that intensify the learning experience; and centers and institutes that extend your reach into the world. All five of USF's... schools ? the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, the School of Law, the School of Management, and the School of Nursing and Health Professions ? are driven by a dual emphasis on academic rigor and social justice. Education does not happen in a vacuum here: we treat our city and our world as research laboratories, and are constantly attentive to the societal impact of our academic work.