Part time Faculty-Human Services; Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Walden University seeks dynamic, engaged and supportive doctoral faculty research mentors that have strong communication and learning-relationship skills for this part-time position in the . Key responsibilities of this position are teach undergraduate American Sign Language Course and to mentor doctoral students through the dissertation process as a subject/content expert who may be either a chair or second member of dissertation committees, and to engage and support doctoral students as emerging scholar-practitioners. What to expect as a Walden contributing faculty member: Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively using online technology and resources to provide an engaging and supportive student experience. Faculty members are expected to share their knowledge and give relevant, actionable feedback in carefully formulated timely communication to students. This is accomplished in a student-centric learning environment that is respectful, collaborative and follows Walden University and program specific guidelines. General Expectations Include:
- Supportive engagement at all times - build positive rapport, openness, trust, mutual inquiry and listening to students to help them learn, discover and apply research skills.
- Effective online communications to maintain teaching and social presence and to stimulate critical thinking and "learning to learn" skills
- Earned doctorate in the field of study or closely related field (or recognized by a country's Ministry of Education or Counsel of Higher Education).
- Fluent in American Sign Language and familiarity with the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Deaf or Hard of Hearing with American Sign Language as First Language preferred
- Candidates should possess a significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of [school specific], including experience in the practice of [field of study]
- Three to five years of teaching experience at the degree level of the program is preferred
- Two years or more of online or technology-enabled instruction experience preferred.
- Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
- Teaching, advising and mentoring; commitment to the promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty; excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relations skills.
- Experience with distance learning preferred
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