Residencies and Travel:
Some travel may be requested (maximally once per quarter).
Doctoral level faculty may be asked to participate in Residencies held domestically or internationally, where they may teach colloquia, lead writing-intensive workshops, and facilitate school-wide discussions. Faculty who teach in residency are required to teach the required residency curriculum in their assigned residency classroom assignments, mentor students in advising sessions and present in the general management session colloquia.
Technology Proficiency/Requirements and Work Environment:
Faculty members are expected to maintain a reasonable level of technical proficiency and comfort with technology, as prescribed in the Walden Faculty Handbook. Faculty are required to have adequate computer and software resources that enable effective delivery of academic services to a disbursed community of learners. All Walden faculty members must be able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat. Faculty are expected to have reliable Internet access as well as alternate access in cases where primary access becomes unavailable. Knowledge and use of synchronous communication tools such as Skype and/or Google Hangout is helpful.
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment, but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary).
Education and Experience:
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught.
Candidates should possess:
- An earned doctorate in the field of study or closely related field for faculty teaching graduate level courses, or mentoring doctoral research (required).
- A compelling record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of study and practice.
- At least three years of effective teaching experience at the degree level of the program (preferred).
- Online experience at the degree level of the program (preferred.).
- Experience in mentoring doctoral students in the dissertation process (preferred).
- Strong writing, research, and oral communication skills.
Ideally, a candidateshould be able to demonstrate:
- Success at building effective mentoring relationships that support mutual inquiry and doctoral quality student progress and outcomes.
- Strong servant leadership dispositions.
- Strong time-management and co-project management skills.
- The ability to support adult learners who come to Walden with diverse backgrounds and initial capabilities.
Ideally, a candidateshould be strongly committed to:
- Advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
- Supporting student quality and success in a diverse population of adult learners.
- Supporting the development of Walden University students to foster positive social change as scholar-practitioners.
- Best practices in teaching, research, advising and mentoring.
- The ongoing professional development of themselves as faculty.
- The promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty.
- The willingness to perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Job ID 14916BR