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Visiting Assistant Professor, Division of Experience-Based Learning & Career Education

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation may be based on experience and academic credentials.

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

About the Department

At the University of Cincinnati's Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE), we believe that experiential learning and career education are essential components of higher education. In support of this, we develop and deliver innovative, high-impact courses, programs, and services that foster students' personal and professional development as dynamic, thoughtful, global citizens. Within a thriving culture of collaboration, the division provides students, employers, and partners a single point of contact for experience-based learning opportunities and transition-to-career services.

 

Members of the Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education strive to carry out our mission and vision and act in accordance with the following values: Respect, Equity and Inclusion, Service, Innovation and Excellence, Integrity, and Professional Development.

About the Job

  The role of Visiting Assistant Professor will include 100% workload effort applied in classroom teaching and professional practice advising of cooperative education students. The core responsibility of this position is fostering the professional development of students and preparing them for what comes next, whether it be a gainful career or post-graduate education. Specific responsibilities that support student success include teaching professional development courses for designated majors, working collaboratively with colleagues to develop courses, designing curricula in alignment with student needs and the goals of the college(s)/unit(s) we support, organizing lessons that support learning outcomes, developing and leading interactive instruction (in-person and online), monitoring student learning and course progress, preparing materials that are universally accessible (ADA Compliant), communicating effectively to students from diverse backgrounds, advising students 1-on-1 or in small groups, valuing diversity in all forms and cultivating a culture of belonging, and working collaboratively with our Partnership Development Team to create employment opportunities for students.

 

This position is non-tenure. The appointment period is 12 months.

 

Job Overview

An Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach, conduct research, scholarly and other professional or creative activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Serve as an experiential learning and career education adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Serve on committees, independent study activities, and off-campus learning.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's and/or Doctorate degree with minimum three years of professional work experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Effectiveness in interpersonal relationships and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groups.
  • Experience (or transferrable skills) that prepare the candidate to carry out the primary responsibilities of this position.
  • The credentials of the selected individual should illustrate successful instruction of cooperative education and/or academic internship curricula; the promotion or development of experience-based educational opportunities;
  • experience working with external partners (e.g., industry). Individual major assignments will be subject to enrollment at the time of appointment.

Application Process

At UC and within ELCE, we value diversity and aim to co-create a workplace where faculty, staff, and students from all backgrounds feel respected and included. Therefore, in addition to your resume, the online application requires candidates to submit a statement summarizing "contributions (or potential contributions) to diversity, inclusion, and leadership" (max. 500 words). Candidates are also required to submit a cover letter addressing their interest in the position.

 

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Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Division of Experience-Based Learning & Career Education

Date:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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