The candidate that is hired for this position will be required to teach at our local campus in Las Vegas, NV. 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.
1. 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.
2. Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.
3. Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.
4. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.
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NOTE: The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed above. Specific goals or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.
Work is generally performed in a classroom environment in which there is only minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to sit or stand throughout a 4-hour class period. Must be able to use a telephone and be able to perform work at a computer terminal. While performing the duties of this job, incumbent is regularly required to move throughout the classroom and/or campus, communicate with others, and detect or exchange information or ideas. The incumbent may be required to perform functions which require the manual operation of general office productivity equipment. Reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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):
(1) Master’s degree or higher in Political Science and/or an equivalent discipline.
(2) Master's degree or higher and minimum of 18 graduate credits with a focus in Political Science.
Master’s Clarification: In all cases faculty must have current within three (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: Government, Politics, International Relations/International, Comparative or American Politics/Government, and/or Political Psychology.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.