Adjunct Faculty, Information and Communications Technology
The role of adjunct faculty in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Program is to teach students in nine Master's concentrations and eight Certificate concentrations. Our courses are offered in three primary formats including on-campus, online, and hybrid; for a select few courses we use a HiFlex course format. The University College uses Canvas, a Learning Management System (LMS), for all courses. As an adjunct faculty member, you will be provided with a complete course in a Canvas "course container." The course container comprises certain elements that you may not change, including the course title, course description, course learning outcomes, and the course gradebook. Within the course container you will be provided with a syllabus template for you to design your course syllabus. In order to encourage best practices in teaching, each University College adjunct faculty member must adhere to the University College's Baseline Faculty Expectations (BFE) that cover four areas: 1) before your class begins, 2) course management expectations, 3) course engagement expectations, and 4) communication expectations. Please visit https://universitycollege.du.edu/ict/ for a complete list of ICT Program concentrations and courses.
This is a non-benefited position.
Before your class begins
- Prepare and post the course syllabus using the University College syllabus template.
- Perform updates to Canvas course container including lectures, activities, and discussion questions.
Course Management Expectations
- Adhere to Canvas use policies.
- Work with students to address student performance.
- Set clear expectations regarding assignments, grading, and class decorum.
- Uphold academic integrity.
- Uphold applicable writing guidelines as described in Turabian Manual for Writers.
Course Engagement Expectations
- Be professional, present, and engaged in the course with the students.
- Provide specific and timely feedback on grades and assignments in Canvas.
- Use career-relevant and current event examples to make material applicable to student's lives.
- Utilize and engage diverse perspectives in teaching materials and practices.
- Incorporate active, outcomes-based, hands-on activities that are collaborative, practice-based, and/or student led.
- Maintain professional communication and interaction with all members of the DU and University College community.
- Reach our proactively about any concerns.
- Respond promptly and meet deadlines.
- Master's degree in an Information and Communications Technology related field or a Master's degree and Information and Communications Technology industry experience.
- Successful college/university teaching experience with adults.
- Work or academic experience congruent with the content of a course or courses offered within our Information and Communications Technology program.
- Terminal degree in an Information and Communications Technology related field or a terminal degree and Information and Communications Technology industry experience.
- Recognition of professional accomplishment in an area of expertise related to course or courses offered within our Information and Communications Technology program.
- Publication in the Information and Communications Technology field.
- Professional presentations related to the Information and Communications Technology field.
- Licensing and/or certification by professional organizations.
- Completion of an education/training program on adult learning or internship with a mentor.
- Adult training experience in the Information and Communications Technology field.
Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2018-2019 academic year. Preference will be given to early applications.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to begin application. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter and supporting materials how they will advance this commitment in their teaching.
Please include the following with your application:
- CV (including any publications you may have and memberships to professional organizations pertaining to your area of expertize).
- Letter of interest to teach at University College (please look at our https://universitycollege.du.edu/ website to review course offerings and identify specific courses in which you are interested. Under "Master's Degree Concentrations" click on program name, required courses, number/title. Course description will pop up).
- Last degree, institution, discipline, and date awarded.
- A list of three references and their contact information.