The Associate in Arts Program (AAP) at the University of Delaware seeks to hire a continuing track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Faculty Coordinator of the Wilmington Campus. We welcome applicants with disciplinary or interdisciplinary specialization in any of the academic departments housed within the College of Arts & Sciences.
The Faculty Coordinator will provide leadership for the UD-AAP Wilmington Campus, home to more than 400 students; serve as administrator for nine full time and more than thirty part time faculty; and report to the AAP Director. Candidates for this position must possess a doctoral degree and should demonstrate experience and expertise in administration, skill at leading faculty, and proficiency at empowering students from historically underrepresented groups as they work to achieve their fullest potential in higher education. The successful candidate will have an excellent record as an instructor and be expected to teach two classes per semester in their discipline, including introductory courses and possibly higher level courses where appropriate. The faculty coordinator will also be responsible for hiring adjunct instructors; collaborating with faculty and staff members to schedule courses; leading campus events, including recruitment, orientation, campus welcome and convocation; and liaising with university wide entities, advisement, community partners and city leaders. Administrative responsibilities and compensation will extend into the summer.
The UD AAP offers an associate degree curriculum on campuses in Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown, Delaware. Its faculty teach coursework in humanities, history, the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, and languages. AAP students constitute a racially and socioeconomically diverse body of learners, the majority of whom go on to pursue majors in all seven colleges on the University of Delaware’s main campus in Newark. AAP students enjoy an uninterrupted transition from the AAP to a bachelor’s degree program in the junior year. AAP faculty commit a majority of their time and effort to preparing students to succeed in their transition to bachelor’s degree programs or to the workforce. Continuing track faculty have opportunities to pursue research, are eligible for promotion and sabbaticals, and receive full and generous benefits as part of their compensation package.
UD recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. UD is committed to attracting and retaining employees with different identities and backgrounds. UD provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html
Candidates for this position must possess a doctoral degree and should demonstrate experience and expertise in administration, skill at leading faculty, and proficiency at empowering students from historically underrepresented groups as they work to achieve their fullest potential in higher education.
Applicants must submit: (1) a current curriculum vita; (2) a cover letter summarizing their interest, qualifications and leadership philosophy; (3) a teaching statement, including a description of future teaching interests; (4) a statement on diversity and inclusion; (5) graduate transcripts; and (6) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted prior to notifying the candidate). Candidates should ensure that their materials address the qualifications stated above. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Those interested should apply through Interfolio at: http://www.udel.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/careers/faculty-jobs/. Please direct questions, but not application materials, to Dr. David Teague, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com).
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Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware (www.udel.edu) combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is one of the oldest land-grant institutions in the nation, one of 19 sea-grant institutions, and one of only 13 space-grant institutions. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering and has nationally recognized research (Carnegie rated, very high research activity). With 23 academic departments, 27 interdisciplinary programs and centers, and more than 10,000 students, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college on campus (www.cas.udel.edu). The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minority group members and women.