Current job openings updated (10-30-19)
The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University invites applications for the position of Director of Online and Regional Site Education. Applicants should have a PhD in Political Science (or equivalent), two years of experience in online education, and supervisory experience in an academic setting. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The successful applicant will be required to perform the following functions:
• develop and design curriculum and courses for the department's online program , which serves students at the Lubbock campus and regional sites.
• maintain direct contact with students via instruction and technical support
• oversee administrative and instructions staff in course delivery, training of teaching assistants
• Assist faculty in the development of online, hybrid, and/or synchronous course offerings.
• serve on committees and manage the online program's administrative needs
• Coordination and administration of all online and regional site education for the Department of Political Science and its Masters of Public Administration program
• Supervise curriculum development and implementation of online course content, including integration of online curriculum with broader departmental needs
• Work closely with other departmental leadership and regional site directors on curriculum coordination
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, a statement summarizing teaching experience and philosophy, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
These items should be submitted at TEXAS TECHCAREERS. The requisition number is 19281BR. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 2, 2019. Questions about the position should be directed to Tim Nokken, Chair, Department of political science.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Texas Tech is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.
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