Assistant Professor - Integrated Studies - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches assigned courses, including cross-listed courses, in the Department of Integrated Studies. Plans develops, and follows and approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials. Supervises individuals and groups in classrooms. Mentors students during the development, presentation and defense of a thesis as needed. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, verbal, practical, and performance tests. Assists in recruitment, advisement, and placement of students. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records related to student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Establishes and maintains office hours and advises students as needed. Assists department chairperson, advisors, faculty, and staff in maintaining an effective program and promotes the general well being of the department, college, and university. Serves on committees and attends meetings as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree plus two years of experience in a related discipline required.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD in a related field to the coursework being taught preferred.
Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level is required.
Demonstrated ability to pursue research and development plan.


Knowledge of current instruction theory, methods, strategies, and techniques.

Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation techniques.

In-depth knowledge of one or more disciplines relevant to the needs of IS Program.

Knowledge of cross-disciplinary course development and teaching.


Skills in teaching, mentoring, research productivity, and commitment to professional development.

Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques in upper division interdisciplinary courses.

Skills in interdisciplinary academic and peer collaboration.


Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary collegial team environment.

Strong ability to mentor students across the range of multi-disciplinary contexts.

Ability to work across unfamiliar disciplines with students and colleagues.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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