24-Sep-2021 to 12-Nov-2021 (EST) College of Arts and Sciences Boca Raton, FL, USA Full TimeEmail Me Similar JobsEmail Me This Job
Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)
Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.
As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. We look to our faculty to bring their diverse experiences and perspectives to their work, and welcome and encourage faculty candidates from a variety of backgrounds to consider joining our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Dialogues. The Dialogues is an internationally recognized, innovative, and interdisciplinary core curriculum that blends collaborative in-class discussions and activities with real world experience. The college seeks applicants whose academic and practical experiences will interface strongly with the Dialogues of Justice and Civic Life and/or Belief and Reason. The college requires faculty to teach their assigned courses at our campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Our on-campus undergraduate classes are conducted Monday through Thursday, in 2.5-hour class sessions, for a four-week term. The anticipated start date for the position is January 2022.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach courses in accordance with college guidelinesParticipate in the college's assessment program of student performanceTimely response to student questions and concernsTimely submission of university reports and requirements, such as attendance, grades, and student progress reportsParticipation in the life of the college and university through continuing professional development; contributions to university and college meetings; advancing curricula and co-curricula agendas; engaging in scholarship contributions and providing service contributions to the college, university, profession, and broader community
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidates must be proficient with using technology for instructional delivery, such as learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)Candidates must have an appreciation of different learning styles to incorporate into their instructional deliveryCandidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skillsCandidates must be team players and be willing to engage in leadership activities that advance the interests of the college.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a discipline appropriate to the position. Disciplines appropriate for Justice and Civic Life and/or Belief and Reason include criminal justice, ethics, forensic science/investigations, government, history, humanities, law, philosophy, political science, religion, and English/writing/composition. All degrees must have been completed at a regionally accredited institution
Previous experience teaching at a college or university level
Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a short cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, and copies of all college transcripts. Before an applicant is approved to teach, three letters of reference and official transcripts will also be required.Accreditation and equal opportunity
Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
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