Faculty Member is responsible for teaching, student advising, research and creative activities, service and administrative responsibilities. Meeting the essential duties and responsibilities of this position is expected to require at least 40 hours a week on average Much of faculty work occurs at designated times each week (such as classes, office hours, quality assurance requirements, meetings, etc.). A candidate for the position of Faculty Member (in this job description) must hold Full-time faculty status and at least the rank of assistant professor at the time of appointment.
Duties and responsibilities
Participate in developing program learning outcomes and share the process of learning assessment at program level.
Mapping course-learning outcome to program learning outcome and participate in evaluation process that include choosing and administering measures, evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve student learning.
Assign grades, maintain course/student records in accordance with DAU regulations, and submit grades and records by established deadlines.
Developing program curriculum, standards, and policies, including reviewing and participating in textbook selection process where appropriate with other faculty and administrators.
Schedule, supervise, debrief, and evaluate students in clinical, internship, observation, field experience, and similar settings as appropriate for the course or program.
Provide communication channels with the students via email, phone, or personal meeting. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
Attend departmental, divisional, and college-wide meetings where appropriate or as required by supervisor.
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.
Remain current in academic or program discipline, including maintaining licensure, certification, or continuing education requirements where appropriate.
Self-enhancement in technological or pedagogical advances that promote student learning.
Help college to develop professional development activities.
Advise the students to identify and achieve their educational goals.
Participate in orientation program for new faculty.
Prepare Couse file at the end of each semester with high quality.
Commitment to quality standards and participating in accreditation activities
Perform other academically related duties as assigned by Department Chair.
Education: Master’s/Ph.D. related to Department disciplines.
Specialized knowledge: Teaching Strategy, Research, Assessment Tools, Learning outcome Assessments
Skills: Classroom management/supervisory experience, Academic Advising, Proven record of ability to supervise academic work by undergraduates and masters students. Assessment of student work. Curriculum design. Commitment to continuous professional development.
Abilities: Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines. Ability to follow quality assurance requirements including maintaining NCAAA accreditation. Proven record of ability to conduct high quality research. Ability to work collaboratively
Other characteristics such as personal characteristics: Excellent interpersonal, oral/written communication skills, and presentation skills. Commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students.
Professional Certification: Certificate from a recognized bodies in his field
Experience: A minimum of 2 (2) years’ work experience in higher education. Having experience working in teaching and learning.
Faculty Member should be available in DAU campus form 08:00 am to 04:00 pm, Follow an open-door policy and office hours policy. Commitment laws and regulations for work at of Dar Al Uloom University. For Faculty who are teaching master students at night, they should follow the instructions of department chair (should be available for 8 hours / day)
If the job is physically demanding, this should be stated in the job description. A physically demanding job is one where the incumbent is required to stand for extended periods.
Faculty Member will report directly to the department chair.
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