Job: Online Part-Time Faculty – History of Religions

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Job Title Online Part-Time Faculty – History of Religions
Category Education
Job Information

Part-time and full-time teaching faculty share our commitment to learning, teaching, interaction with students and faculty, service to our communities of practice, and scholarship. They are united by the common goal of inspiring academic excellence in students with a broad range of interests and experiences consistent with the Community of Inquiry Framework as adopted by APUS for cognitive presence, teaching presence, and social presence.  They are key to creating a rewarding online learning experience for students by engaging them, challenging them, and supporting them. They contribute to and participate in a range of activities related to effectiveness and excellence in teaching and student retention. Faculty members remain aware of discipline content intent for the courses they teach. They follow APUS guidelines, processes, and methods and are responsive to mentoring and coaching.

Required Skills

  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Communication – Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and speaking so others will understand.
  • Cooperation – Pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Education — Knowledge of principles and methods for teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the assessment measures.
  • Initiative – Willing and able to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Self-Control – Maintain composure, keep emotions in check, control anger, and avoid aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Stress Tolerance —Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

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