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POOL – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer and/or Course Developer
University of Kansas


Date Posted May 31, 2019
Title POOL – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer and/or Course Developer
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Applied Behavioral Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
 
 

The Applied Behavioral Science Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to apply for part- to full-time lecturer and/or online lecturer positions for the development and/or instruction of online courses. Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, each semester for development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the online course(s).

Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in Applied Behavioral Sciences consistent with departmental instructional needs.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

Regular Lecturer Duties

100% – Regular Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester.
Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction.
Provide instruction for course(s).
Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
Hold regular office hours for students involve in classes taught.
Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Online Lecturer or Course Developer Duties

100% – Online Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of either undergraduate or graduate courses per semester.
Prepare for and attend all online class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in synchronous or asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
Provide instruction for course(s). Classes may be in a 16-week, 8-week, or mini-semester format. If class meetings are asynchronous, instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience.
Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
Be available for students involved in classes taught. "Office hours" may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.
100% – Online Course Developer Duties:
Build an online course for the unit and/or the College Online Programs.

  • Design the course in accordance with departmental guidance and KU standards, which include working with instructional design staff in the Center for Online and Distance Learning.
  • Work in a collaborative environment, utilizing the expertise of the other major instructors in the (program/unit/center).
  • Complete the course design process within a specific deadline to ensure the course is fully designed and quality reviewed prior to the date the course is to be offered, as determined by the academic department.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

Required qualifications for Regular or Online Lecturer Duties:

A Master’s degree in Applied Behavioral Science, Psychology, or a relevant field depending on course topic for instruction of undergraduate courses, OR a PhD in Applied Behavioral Science, Psychology, or a related field for instruction of graduate courses.
At least one semester of teaching experience at the university or college level.
Relevant certifications in area of teaching/expertise if needed (e.g., Board Certification in Behavior Analysis, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications
A master’s or doctorate in a related field.
Evidence of prior success in teaching (e.g., course evaluations, supervisor ratings).

Contact Information to Applicants
Department of Applied Behavioral Science
Department Chairperson Florence DiGennaro Reed
785-864-0521
fdreed@ku.edu


 
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