Wilkes University invites applicants for a nine month appointment as a Visiting Instructor in the School of Education. This is a non-tenure track position assigned to provide academic leadership for the master's degree programs. The School of Education delivers degree programming at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. The master's and doctoral degree programs rely heavily on online on hybrid learning strategies.
Master's programs are delivered virtually and face-to-face from the main campus and offsite venues.The successful candidate will be responsible for providing curricular oversight and curriculum and instruction coordination with program coordinators and the departmental and university curricular committees. A doctorate in education or related field is required. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with K-12 teacher education, higher education curricular development including online course development and teaching, demonstrated leadership skills, and a strong interest in alternative learning strategies. Experience with adult learners is a plus.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2400 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.To apply, visit www.Wilkes.edu and click "Jobs at Wilkes". Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.
The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.