POOL - Online Lecturer and/or Course Designer - 8184BR
POOL - Online Lecturer and/or Course Designer
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate courses in biology consistent with program instructional needs.The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
- Teach a specified number undergraduate courses per semester.
- Prepare for and attend all class meetings. Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
- Provide instruction for course(s). Classes are generally in a 15-week format during an academic semester and 8-week format during the summer sessions. Class meetings will generally be asynchronous, but instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience.
- Administer assignments, tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades.
- Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
- Adhere to program, college and university policies.
100% Build an online course for the unit and/or the College Online Programs.
- Design the course in accordance with program guidance and KU standards, which include working with instructional design staff in the Center for Online and Distance Learning.
- Work in a collaborative environment, utilizing the expertise of the other major instructors in the (Program/unit/center).
- Complete the course design process within a specific deadline to ensure the course is fully designed and quality reviewed prior to the date the course is to be offered, as determined by the academic program.
1. Master's degree in biology (ecology, genetics, microbiology) or Ph.D. candidate in biology (e.g., ecology, genetics, microbiology) who has passed the comprehensive oral examination.
2. Expertise on topic being taught (from educational or employment experience).
3. Teaching experience (classroom or online) at the university level.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing