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


Date Posted Aug. 13, 2019
Title Pool – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer and/or Online Course Developer
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Economics - General
 
 

Pool – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer and/or Online Course Developer
Economics

Position Overview

The Economics Department invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part- to full-time lecturer and/or online lecturer positions for the development and/or instruction of online courses. Lecturers are untenured, 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). Generally the appointments will be temporary.

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 economics 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 in office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected.
  • Provide instruction for course(s). Classes are generally in an 8-week or mini-semester format. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach the class. Classes should not be canceled.
  • 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.

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 class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in 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 are generally in an 8-week or mini-semester format. Class meetings will generally be asynchronous, but 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, or 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.

Master’s degree in Economics or a related field for instruction of undergraduate courses or online course development; OR Ph.D. in Economics for instruction of graduate level courses.
Expertise on topic being taught (from educational or employment experience).
Teaching experience (classroom or online) at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. or ABD in Economics or a related field

Contact Information to Applicants

Milena Stanislavova, Interim Chair
econ@ku.edu
785-864-3501


 
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