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University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty - Computer Software in United States

Position Summary:

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.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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 practices

  • College level teaching experience

  • Experience teaching in area of Degree

  • Experience teaching in the online classroom

  • Hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer & Information System Engineering or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution

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

  • Commitment to teaching in an online environment

  • Applicable industry experience in a software development environment using current technology & methodologies (PHP, HTML5, CSS3, PWA, Agile, DevOps, etc.)

  • Minimum of 2 years of recent applicable industry experience with the various software development lifestyle stages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in related field

  • Experience teaching in “non-traditional” settings to students

  • 4 years of recent applicable industry experience (Software Engineer, web developer)

  • Previous experience as Dissertation Faculty at a regionally accredited college or university

  • Committee work experience with online student populations

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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