Clinical Faculty (Open Rank-Term) in Higher Education
The Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, & Organizational Development in the University of Louisville's College of Education and Human Development is seeking a full-time, 12-month, clinical faculty professor (non-tenure track).
Primary duties include teaching in the higher education program, executive programs, and professional development workshops. The instruction includes educating instructors and professors of military science of ROTC programs and other unique partnership offerings. The higher education program offers courses in-person, online, hybrid, and an executive format. Also, the military-based programs are offered in a focused, executive format with daily, all-day course meetings throughout the year and online clinical/coaching courses.
Topical expertise must include three or more of the following areas: college student development, helping skills, administration and organization of higher education, leadership and organizational behavior, institutional research, program development, program assessment, instructional strategies, instructional technology, resource management, diversity in higher education, student success, how college students and adults learn, and college teaching. During the academic year, clinical faculty will also engage in team-designed curriculum development and student learning outcome assessments.
The position includes some teaching responsibility on-site at Fort Knox as well as online courses. Some course design materials (e.g., PowerPoint slides, assessment activities, videos, handouts) will be jointly constructed with a team of academics.
Given a program emphasis on adult-learning and teaching strategies, applicants must have demonstrated effective teaching abilities. An ideal candidate will be able to work within prepared curriculum guidelines, craft courses unique to the various program offerings, and adapt to meet individual needs for students.
Faculty will teach assigned courses; facilitate class in accordance with theories of adult-learning; assess student progress and assignments; assign final grades; participate in departmental meetings; collaborate with fellow program staff and faculty in addressing student and program needs; help develop academic-year clinical experiences for students; mentor students and provide regular feedback; provide assistance and advising to students; participate in and, at times, lead professional development workshops; engage in faculty governance and service committees; serve on dissertation committees; test and evaluate instructional materials and prototypes as part of the department's new learning laboratory; and utilize online teaching tools, such as BlackBoard and Foliotek.
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