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The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.

Position Description Summary/Purpose :

Full-time faculty members at the University of Bridgeport are responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in their discipline. Faculty advise students; develop and maintain curriculum; stay current in their disciplines; participate in on and off-campus staff development activities; fulfill administrative responsibilities relevant to their positions; and participate in University and community service.

This is a full-time non-tenure track 12 month contracted position beginning August 1, 2023.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Use the approved course syllabus format when creating course syllabi
  • Teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus
  • Ensure that each course contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency
  • Ensure that assigned classes are held as scheduled and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Assess student academic achievement and demonstrate modification of teaching techniques in accordance with assessment feedback and universal design of courses
  • Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner including attendance, grades and other related documentation
  • Attend department meetings and participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of program goals and curriculum review based on student learning outcomes
  • Initiate discussions and make recommendation concerning the improvement of teaching, curriculum, and processes related to improving student outcomes
  • Attend professional development activities to remain informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction and discipline
  • Serve on and provide information to University committees as needed and requested
  • Demonstrate professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitments that promotes student growth and learning
  • Serve as Chair and/or committee member on dissertation/ thesis committees as needed
  • Assist with program specific accreditation reports
  • Advising candidates as needed
  • Commitment to the University mission, vision, and values
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.
Other Functions :
  • Maintain labs and equipment related to the courses
  • Maintain professional relationships with the educational community and other relevant stakeholders
Knowledge, Ability and Skill :
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and fostering best practices and policies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
Minimum Required Qualifications :
  • PHD (preferred), MS (required) in Analytics, Information Systems, Technology Management or closely related discipline
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in related industry after a master’s degree
  • Knowledge of current trends, practices and technology in the field e.g. Excel, SQL, SAS, Python, Tableau, systems analysis and design, programming and machine learning, and artificial intelligence
  • Demonstrated skills in teaching in traditional University classroom and on-line environments
  • Ability to analyze, synthesize and interpret student learning outcome data to improve teaching and learning
  • Ability to work collegially in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action and sound judgment
  • Ability to serve as a dissertation/thesis mentor or committee member
Full-Time Employee Benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

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