Faculty – Applied Behavior Analysis
Walden University is a pioneer in student-centered distance education. An accredited graduate institution with a mission for social change, Walden is dedicated to high academic standards and helping students make a difference in their professions, organizations and communities.
Contributing faculty members serve in a part-time capacity to educate Walden University Students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely communications. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of student, the Faculty Member, Walden University, and the discipline in which the Faculty Member is involved. Faculty Members are expected to adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All new Faculty Members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques teaching, use of an electronic learning platform, specifics of the policies, procedures and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach, socialization into the Walden University culture, assessment of academic integrity of student work (including use of www.turnitin.com), and research supervision of theses and dissertations.
Faculty Members are assigned a course, which is taught using the Blackboard platform, and are responsible for interacting with students within this platform. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Postings can be made at any time but Faculty Members are expected to be in the classroom 3-4 days per week and to hold a minimum of two (2) office hours per week. Although postings to the classroom may be done at any time of day, they must be completed in a timely manner in accordance with the Faculty Handbook or other criteria established by Walden University. Faculty Members are required to verify the accuracy of student postings and submissions and to provide feedback and grades to students through Blackboard. Please note the specific teaching requirements for this position listed below.*
*NOTE: For this position, faculty members will be required to work evening hours for leading 1-1/2 to 2 hours of synchronous teaching and discussions via video platform each week for each course.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Faculty members will be required to work evening hours for leading 1-1/2 to 2 hours of synchronous teaching and discussions via video platform each week for each course.
TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree in the discipline being taught, and hold a valid BCBA or BCBA-D certification in order to teach in this specific program. Faculty Members must maintain their licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden University. Faculty Members are also expected to maintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals, and presentations. If participating in research, the Faculty Member may publish and acknowledge Walden University.
Walden University is an equal opportunity employer. EOE
Position Type: Faculty/Academics
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Category: Faculty – Part-time
Req Number: 39585BR
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