Assistant Professor, Educator Experience-Based Learning & Career Education

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Assistant Professor, Educator Experience-Based Learning & Career Education

Appointment: Non-Tenure (Educator) Track
Date of Appointment: August 15, 2017 with a possible Adjunct appoint for Summer 2017

The Division of Experience-Based Learning & Career Education, offers in cooperation with The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services unique cooperative education (co-op) programs. Additionally, the Division offers Academic Internships for students enrolled at all UC Colleges. UC's groundbreaking Experiential Learning Programs have over the past 108 years evolved to become internationally recognized benchmarks. Today the University generates in excess of 5,000 student co-op and internship engagements annually.

This is a co-op faculty advisor position with initial primary responsibility for the cooperative education for students majoring in the areas of Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Interior Design. This position requires competencies to instruct students pursuing co-ops in these areas.

On a full-time basis, Educator faculty member's primary responsibility involves regular classroom instruction in the pedagogical mission of the Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) and to advise the co-op students enrolled in their programs regarding career-relevant development. This Faculty member's initial and primary responsibility will be for the cooperative education of undergraduate level architecture and interior design students in their freshmen and sophomore students from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). The position involves the development of discipline-related co-op positions for students in the assigned majors; articulating the relationship between academic studies and work assignments, establishing partnerships with employers in the field; monitoring and facilitating student learning and professional development; individual student mentoring; portfolio development, and classroom instruction. This position also is in coordination with existing faculty members in both Architecture and Interior Design. Additionally, Educator appointed faculty also contribute to the development, scholarship of teaching and learning or of their academic discipline, and to the service missions of the university. Expectations may be described in their letter of appointment and their unit reappointment and promotion criteria.

Required Qualifications:

  • A non-tenure track appointment requires a minimum of a Master's Degree. The baccalaureate degree needs to be in an area closely related to the discipline of responsibility.
  • The candidate's background must reflect effectiveness in interpersonal relationships and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groups. Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communications skills are essential.
  • Two years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Candidate must have the ability to use Windows-based office software products.
  • The position requires relevant and progressive documented work experiences in an appropriate non-academic environment.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will possess relevant, professional experience in both academic and non-academic environments. Documented teaching and advising experience preferred.
  • Professional experience in experiential learning preferred.
  • Documented experience in instruction and/or professional training preferred.

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.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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