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Fine Arts Faculty Teacher

Posted 6 months ago by The American University of Kurdistan
Location Duhok Job Type Contract
Salary Sector Education

AUK Faculty Job Description:

  • Facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes, using each course's standard course outline as a guide. The basic instructional assignment is 18-24 credit hours per academic year, unless provided a waiver for administrative or research duties or by approval of the Provost.  An additional three (3) credit hours of teaching per semester may be assigned subject to the approval of the faculty member and the Provost. The Faculty Member engaged in extra teaching loads shall be compensated based on the prior approval of his/her immediate supervisor and per the financial policies, rules, and amendments of the University.
  • Develop course curriculum, course handouts, lectures, labs, and presentations.
  • Participate in program level learning assessment. Participation includes helping articulate learning outcomes, choosing and administering measures, evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve student learning.
  • The Faculty shall implement the AUK provisions and regulations on Quality Assurance (QA) and Institutional Academic Effectiveness (IAE) for enhancing student's learning outcomes.
  • Work with other faculty and administrators in developing program curriculum, standards, and policies, including reviewing and participating in textbook selection process where appropriate.
  • Schedule, supervise, debrief, and evaluate students in clinical, internship, observation, field experience, and similar settings as appropriate for the course or program.
  • Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
  • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.
  • Meet all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times. A faculty member should inform the supervisor if he or she is unable to meet a class on time.
  • Keep a flexible weekly schedule that best facilitates student learning and access. Any changes in the scheduled class times or locations should have prior approval by the faculty's supervisor. Help students achieve their educational goals through formal and/or informal advising.
  • Post and keep on campus hours to facilitate interaction with students, other faculty, staff, administrators, and the public.
  • Serve on standing and ad hoc committees, advisory boards, hiring committees, faculty senate, or as a student organization advisor.
  • Attend local, regional, state, or national meetings where required or necessary for the discipline.
  • Mentor and/or assist in orienting new faculty either formally or informally.
  • Serve as a liaison for Early College Experience faculty.
  • Attend commencement or other ceremonies appropriate to the faculty member's discipline or program.
  • Attend departmental, divisional, and college-wide meetings.
  • Perform other academically related duties as assigned by the instructor's supervisor.
  • Participate in faculty business meetings and forums.
  • Participate in faculty evaluation process.
  • The Faculty shall endeavor to take part in research activities. In particular, those who carry a teaching load that is less than 24 credit hours, and do not have administrative duties are required to deliver one research paper for each 6 credit hours that s/he doesn’t teach because of other valid circumstances. The research output is to be published in international journals.  Remain current in academic or program discipline with active research.
  • Receive training or stay current in technological or pedagogical advances that promote student learning.
  • Participate in college professional development activities.
Qualifications:
Minimum Master degree in Fine Arts, English is the teaching language.

master degree to be attached, no cover letter is required.

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