Job Description: We are currently looking for professors with a PhD in History with experience/background in the following fields of study: Global History, U.S. History (especially post-Civil War), Atlantic History, Asian History, and/or Modern European history.
The Assistant Professor-Remote position carries a teaching load of 30 credits/year and is a full-time remote position. Non- teaching duties are detailed below:
Essential Job Duties:
. Provides support to academic programs, academic discipline, and student success
. Participates in peer review and mentoring
. Participates in meetings (on site and virtual) as directed
. Maintains regular work hours coordinated with supervisor
. Maintains scheduled office hours for student support
. Engages in scholarly activities which may include publications, research, and/or presentations
. Participates in curriculum development, enhancement, and outcomes assessment activities
. Contributes to Program Review and accreditation activities
. Collaborates with other University departments to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students.
. Commitment to Mission: Aligns with the Core Values of Integrity, Ethics, and Service through behaviors that demonstrate a positive commitment to the customer and the organization.
. Communication: Aligns with the Core Values of Service through oral and written communication skills and internal/external relationships.
. Service: Encompasses the company's core values of service; including service to the organization, customer community.
. Personal Planning: Aligns with personal accountability and responsibility.
. Strong interpersonal and communication.
. Strong organizational skills.
. Experience with teaching adult learners preferred
. Online teaching experience
. Currently an associate faculty member in good standing at Ashford University
. Expertise in the area of instruction
. Career experience relevant to the area of expertise
. Must possess a PhD in History from a regionally accredited university.
Note: This opportunity of employment will require a completed pre-employment screening to be inclusive of, but not limited to: a criminal background investigation, a credit check investigation, verification of education credentials, verification of prior employment history and a professional reference check, with review prior to an offer of employment being extended.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee requires dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator while seated at a desk. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee may frequently move to interact with fellow employees and/or clients. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Communication Skills: While performing Duties of the job, the employee is required to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. The employee requires the ability to write effective and detailed correspondence and to effectively present information both in one-on-one and small group situations.
Mental Demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to deal with stress associated with a fast-paced work environment and multiple priorities/tasks. The employee will be required to make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations, grasp and apply new ideas, communicate with various personalities at all levels and have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions.
Work Environment: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to work in an office environment, and the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.
Company Information: Our Parent Organization: Bridgepoint Education has built its corporate culture around its core values; ethics, integrity, service and accountability. Ethics is a central part of employee training and is reinforced on a daily basis. Integrity in the way we treat both internal and external constituents is paramount to Bridgepoint Education's success. Service at the highest level is expected and recognized. Last, accountability toward one's co-workers, students and role within the organization has allowed Bridgepoint Education to cultivate a high-quality management team.
By providing both online and campus-based programs at Ashford University and University of the Rockies, Bridgepoint Education offers access to both traditional and adult learners seeking high quality, convenient higher education degree programs.
We offer our team competitive benefits (M/V/D/401k/ESPP) and salaries, a safe work environment, innovative training, accelerated career advancement, the ability to take classes and programs gratis, and a collegiate and collaborative environment to work and grow in. Ashford University understands that our success depending on the development of strong leadership within the organization.
To be considered an applicant, all interested and qualified parties MUST apply through the Ashford University online employment application system.
For additional information about our University, please visit www.ashford.edu.
Ashford University is an Affirmative Action employer that provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, or Vietnam-era or special veteran status. This policy is established and administered in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws.
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