Adjunct Instructor - Forensic Science - Summer/Fall 2022

Utah Valley University

United States

October 31, 2022

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Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Forensic Science - Summer/Fall 2022

Position Category Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour) Summary

Utah Valley University is seeking an adjunct instructor in forensic science! The individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:

Instructs students enrolled in the Forensic Science Program Administers any required Student Learning Outcome (SLO) examinations at the beginning and end of each semester Plans, prepares, and teaches an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock- ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. Instructs, manages, and supervises individuals and groups in classrooms and laboratories, through using appropriate teaching methods. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods. Maintains a student-oriented approach to education. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught by: Reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications; Surveying and researching industrial and business establishments; Obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required; Attending professional and specialty courses; Keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques. Maintains desirable and safe classroom conditions. Maintains knowledge of current UVU technology (i.e. Canvas) via continuous training offered through the Office of Teaching and Learning

Required Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in forensic science or a closely related area and two years of teaching or closely related professional experience in the field of forensics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Extensive knowledge and practical experience of appropriate field of study, subject matter and course content of classes to be taught Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques for teaching subject matter. Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation. Knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation. Skill in public speaking and report writing. Skill in using current technology. Skill in human relations and communication techniques. Ability to apply effectively generalize principles to specific conditions. Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in forensic science or a closely related area and one year of teaching or closely related professional experience in the field of forensics. Qualification to teach FSCI 3400 Criminalistics

Physical Requirements

Physical ability to teach a class for up to 3 hours at a time.

EEO Statement

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Benefits Summary

N/A

FLSA Exempt Pay Range DOQ: www. uvu.edu/hr/compensation (for salary schedules)

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Open Date 03/07/2022 Review Start Date Close Date 10/31/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Adjunct faculty (including online faculty) must be able to live and work in the State of Utah and are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. uvu.jobs/postings/27217

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Will you reside in Utah during the semester in which you teach?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is your highest level of education?
  • High School or equivalent
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD
  • PhD (abd)
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Please see our course catalog at: https: // www. uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/forensic-science/ List all classes you are qualified to teach.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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