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University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty - Artificial Intelligence (AI) Emphasis, Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Systems (BABIS) Program in United States

The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity. The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty member performs duties relating to online instruction including but not limited to posting faculty guidance and expectations, participating in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments, and promptly responding to student inquiries. This is an online adjunct teaching position, and other duties may be assigned according to experience and qualifications.

The courses in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Emphasis target and educate college students of varying academic and technical backgrounds in fundamental AI concepts.

Essential Job Duties:

Emphasize a student-centered learning environment through active engagement.

Collaborate within the University community to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students, including the following: the Office of Access and Wellness to holistically support student success in the classroom by implementing university-approved accommodations, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to foster professional growth as it relates to successful teaching for the UAGC student population, and the Student Records department to maintain timely and accurate student records.

Adhere to all faculty requirements such as facilitating and engaging in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments and discussions, and responding to student inquiries in a timely manner.

One professional development session is required to be completed per course taught. Examples are synchronous faculty development opportunities, webinars, course development feedback, etc.

Establish Relationships: Creatively use available tools and strategies to enhance relationships, create a community of learners willing to take risks and actively engage with one another

Critical Thinking: Consistently foster critical thinking through challenging students to elaborate on their thoughts, question their assumptions, examine biases, communicate in a clear and concise manner, and defend their positions throughout the course

Instructive Feedback to Students: Provide instructive feedback that challenges and inspires students while providing specific suggestions to improve the quality of their work and thinking

High Expectations: Effectively demonstrate high expectations, while holding students accountable for insightful exchanges and high-quality performance on assignments, and promote active engagement in their own learning

Demonstrate Instructor Expertise: Effectively and consistently utilize expertise in subject matter by providing personal experiences and connecting course knowledge to real-world examples. Enhance course content and resources to encourage student comprehension and application of course learning outcomes

Follow the approved course curriculum and meet all learning objectives, for each course taught

Assist and/or communicate with the lead faculty and department staff in maintaining an effective program

Experience using technology and interactive electronic materials, to support teaching and learning

Proficiency in common internet tools, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or other relevant disciplines from an accredited institution

Resident and eligibility to work in the United States

Internet connection and computer with video capabilities

Work related experience in the area of your Degree

Commitment to uphold University’s diversity, equity, and inclusion practice

College level teaching experience

Experience teaching in area of Degree

Experience teaching in the online classroom

Comprehensive knowledge of subject matter and course material of courses to be taught

Experience using Learning Management Systems, such as Canvas.

Theoretical knowledge and technical skill-sets of AI including: data engineering, machine learning and data pipeline

Three or more years of work-related experience in the area of your Master’s Degree, preferably in senior-level IT roles

Familiarity using a visual AI tools

Familiarity with an AI programming language, such as Python

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree

For more information regarding this position, please contact us at careers@uagc.edu .

UAGC shall, in all solicitations or advertisements for all employees placed by or on behalf of UAGC, state that all applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, military or veteran status, service in the uniformed services, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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