Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of professionals for more than 40 years. Offered online, Walden's academic programs are designed to help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the lives of others.
As Walden grows, we continue its tradition of quality. Walden's College of Management seeks faculty for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programs with a full-time commitment. Share your professional experience and academic knowledge with students across the country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speed Internet connection, you can teach on your own schedule while maintaining other professional and personal commitments.
Walden University seeks a dynamic, innovative faculty member for a Full-Time position in the DBA program. One of the key responsibilities of this position is to chair doctoral study committees and mentor quantitative and/or consulting case studies.
What to Expect as a Walden Faculty Member:
Faculty members 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 the 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.
All new Faculty Members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of 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 doctoral studies.
Faculty Members are assigned courses, which are taught using the eCollege 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. 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. As such, Faculty Members are expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days per week and responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hours. Faculty Members are required to verify the accuracy of student postings and submissions and to provide feedback and grades to students through eCollege. In addition, Faculty members will publish their availability to students through course syllabi. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats.
Graduate level faculty may be required to attend Residencies held domestically or internationally, where they will teach intensives and colloquia, and facilitate school and university-wide discussions
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Attend residencies and contribute to the administration of the program.
•Support student investigations
•Contribute positively to the development of program through competence in using technology for program delivery and support, record keeping and reporting, and team-based communications
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
•Earned a doctorate in a business field of study, with a strong quantitative background required.
•Candidates should possess a significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of business or related field.
•Candidates should possess a significant record of mentoring experience at the doctoral level.
•Three to five years of teaching experience at the degree level of the program is required.
•Candidate must advocate for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
•Candidate must have a commitment to the promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty
•Strong leadership, communication, team, and human relations skills.
•Experience with distance learning is required.
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on the performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Full-time Faculty members are provided with a computer. All other tools are knowledge-based or training-based through Walden University. The Faculty Member must be able to use Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat and must have reliable Internet access as well as alternate access in cases where primary access becomes unavailable.
LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION
Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs. 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.
An equal opportunity employer, Walden University offers competitive compensation, training, and the opportunity to impact the lives of highly motivated adult learners.