University of Phoenix Technical Writing Part-Time Faculty in Las Vegas, Nevada
The candidate that is hired for this position will be required to teach at our local campus in El Centro, CA. This is not a virtual or online course. Only candidates that are able to teach at this specific campus location should apply.
Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.
The University of Phoenix College of Humanities and Sciences offers undergraduate and certificate programs in communication, English, history, and sciences. These programs are developed based on industry standards and are designed to give students a deeper understanding of the world and help them build emotional intelligence skills — also known as soft skills — that today’s employers seek. A degree in humanities helps students gain critical-thinking, collaboration, written and oral communication, digital literacy and interpersonal skills that can be applied to any position in the workforce whereas a degree in science helps students gain highly valued technical skills along with critical social skills.
As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.
Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.
Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.
Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.
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REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
MUST meet one of the numbered pathways below, as well as any applicable clarifications stated, (including education, area of study and previous work experience, including minimum number of years and types of experience):
Master’s degree or higher in English/Technical Writing or an equivalent discipline.
Master's degree or higher in any area and minimum of 18 graduate credits with a focus in English/Technical Writing.
Master’s degree or higher in any area with 3 years progressive experience working in the area.
Master’s Clarification: In all cases faculty must have current within 3 years relevant professional experience, post-secondary (college level) teaching and/or scholarship.
Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
Equivalent discipline degree specializations/coursework, professional experience, teaching or scholarship specializations/topics may include but are not limited to: Composition and/or Rhetoric.
Progressive experience working in the area of Technical Writing. Examples may include but are not limited to: College Faculty with related and active research agenda; Author, Writer, Technical Writer, Editor, and/or Technical Communication.
Company University of Phoenix
Job Family Academic Affairs
Virtual Eligible No
Requisition ID 2017-8901
Position Type Part-Time
Job Locations US - NV - Las Vegas