Faculty, PT – PhD Health Education and Promotion (Virtual)

first_imgEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Doctoral degree in the field of Health Education or relatedfield from an accredited universityStrong research methodology background in quantitative,qualitative and/or mixed methods.A significant record of intellectual and professionalcontributions to the field of Health Education and Promotion orrelated field, including peer-reviewed publications and conferencepresentations.Experience serving on doctoral dissertation committees isrequired; experience chairing is preferred.Three to five years of independent research project mentoringis preferred.Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needsof students earning their degrees in a distance learningenvironment; supervising student research preferred at the graduatelevel; commitment to the promotion of applied research thatcontributes to Walden’s mission of contributing to positive socialchange; commitment to advocating for the learning and developmentneeds of students earning their degrees in a distance learningenvironment.Excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relationskills.Experience with distance learning preferred. Chair dissertation committeesServe as the second member of committeesManage dissertation quality through service as a universityresearch reviewer (URR).Participation in university and school based residenciesComplete required faculty trainingsRoles and Responsibilities for Research Mentorship/CommitteeMembershipThe CommitteeMentoring is a major responsibility of faculty members who workwith students completing the research requirements of theirdoctoral degrees. Faculty mentor involvement with students is asignificant factor in student retention and students’ success intheir programs. Students’ progress toward completion of degreerequirements is regularly monitored by the university, as is theeffectiveness of faculty mentors in supporting this progress bytheir mentees.The Committee Member’s ResponsibilitiesCommittee members are expected to:Accept specific mentoring assignments and maintain a minimumworkload as determined by the school or college.Facilitate the intellectual and professional development oftheir assigned students by continuing mentoring support until eachprogram requirement associated with the assigned mentoring role hasbeen completed or has been assigned to another faculty mentor.(Student reassignment must be accepted and approved by the programdirector.)Initiate and maintain frequent and regular interaction withstudents, at a minimum of twice per academic quarter (or morefrequently as required by specific colleges or programs).Help students produce high-quality work through analyzing andsynthesizing appropriate subject matter and/or by applyingappropriate research methods and data analyses.Evaluate students’ work related to their progress in achievingacademic milestones and demonstrating standards of quality.Assist students in maintaining satisfactory academic progresstoward timely completion of their degree programs.Personalize and monitor their sections of courses that supportcontinuing research development:Advise students on the development of quarter plans. The School of Health Sciences seeks part-time faculty to mentordissertation committees for our Ph.D. Health Education andPromotion program. Applicants with secondary data experience arestrongly encouraged to apply. Contributing faculty are primarilyresponsible for student research mentoring within the school’sdoctoral degree programs. Specifically, they will be required toserve on and/or chair dissertation committees, and will managedissertation quality through service as a university researchreviewer. These faculty members will report to the AcademicResearch Coordinator.Primary duties and responsibilities include:center_img Training:All new Faculty Members receive specific training from WaldenUniversity in the techniques of teaching, use of an electroniclearning platform, specifics of the policies, procedures and degreeprograms of the School or College in which they are going to teach,socialization into the Walden University culture, assessment ofacademic integrity of student work (including use ofwww.turnitin.com), and research supervision of theses anddissertations. Work Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard officeenvironment, but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels.Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six toeight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with atraditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating,and other physical functions as necessary.Residencies:Faculty Members may attend Residencies which are held domesticallyor internationally, where they will teach intensives and colloquia,and facilitate school and university-wide discussions.Tools/Technical Skills:To perform this job successfully an individual must be able toperform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listedare representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilityrequired. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based onperformance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions.Technology Requirements:Faculty members are required to have an adequate computer to handlean electronic learning platform, keyboard, pointing device, andcomputer monitor. All other tools are knowledge-based ortraining-based through Walden University. The Faculty Member mustbe able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MSPowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliableInternet access as well as alternate access in cases where primaryaccess becomes unavailable.Travel:Some travel may be required to attend academic residencies,National Faculty meetings and/or commencementactivities.last_img read more