Qualitative/Writing Coach

Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Leadership, Research, & Foundations in the College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for a part-time, 33% Instructor to coach and instruct PhD level students in qualitative research methods and writing.

UCCS is a vibrant and growing military-friendly campus named by U.S. News and World Report as a top Western public university and recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities as a leader in community engagement efforts. Further information about the Colorado Springs has a low per capita tax rate and a moderate cost of living. U.S. News & World Report ranked the city fifth in the 2016 best places to live in the United States. It boasts over 300 days of sunshine each year and the front range of the Rocky Mountains provides many opportunities for an active lifestyle.

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Teach and coach the writing process and APA mechanics and formatting in the PhD program in Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy.
  • Teach and coach PhD students in qualitative research methods. Assist students with the Institutional Review Board process.
  • Work collaboratively with department faculty
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Expertise in academic writing, with particular skill in APA structure and formatting

• Knowledge of and experience with qualitative research methods

• Ability to collaborate and work with colleagues and students professionally and productively

• History of successful higher education teaching experience

• Ability to assist students in improving their academic writing and qualitative research

• Self-directed

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Minimum Requirements:

A terminal degree from a regionally accredited university and experience teaching in higher education

Special Instructions to Applicants:• Applications submitted by August 28, 2017 will receive full consideration. • Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. • Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. • Official Transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:When applying, candidates must include: (1) Cover letter addressing position qualifications as described in the job posting; (2) Curriculum vita, (3) List of references, (4) unofficial transcripts, and (5) a statement of teaching philosophy. In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission, and check the "Job Specific Attachments" box next to each document in the submission.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40040 - COE-Leadership, Research & Fou

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 15, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Syliva Mendez

Posting Contact Email: smendez@uccs.edu

Position Number: 00460906