Job type part-time
Full job description
Adjunct instructors within the college of graduate and professional studies (cgps) are critical to the success of une’s online programsThe role of the instructor in cgps is to facilitate the learning process for online students through timely and effective instruction and communicationInstructors also serve as mentors, sharing their experience to help guide students and ensure they achieve their educational and professional goalsThe instructor facilitates the retention of students through creating a positive educational environment, allowing for students to derive the maximum benefits from the program in which they are enrolledInstructors will receive supervision, collaboration and guidance from the appropriate graduate program(s).
The ideal candidate possesses prior online classroom experience in a higher educational setting, the ability to effectively communicate with students, and a passion for teaching in the biostatistics/public health fields.
Responsibilities online instructors are responsible for:
Providing expert knowledge in specific biostatistics/public health content
Guiding students through their educational experience while upholding and adhering to the cgps commitment to student success
Providing timely response to student inquiries, within 24 hours
Facilitating class instruction by engaging in the online course portal daily
Hosting a minimum of one hour of virtual office hours per week
Collaborating with cgps staff as needed in support of student success
An earned doctoral degree in biostatistics, public health or a closely related field
A minimum of two years industry experience in the field related to the area of instruction
A minimum of five years teaching experience in the area of instruction
Advanced working knowledge of stata statistical software
A desire to motivate and encourage students in their academic and professional setting
Previous instructional experience with adult students, preferably in an online setting
Experience with blackboard or similar learning management systems
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