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Faculty Member

Job Details

Chesterfield MO - Chesterfield, MO
Full Time
Graduate Degree
None
Day
Education

Description

SUMMARY:The College of Chiropractic faculty is responsible for developing and delivering the Doctor of Chiropractic program curriculum. Faculty members provide engaging instruction and effective learning assessments consistent with course and program learning objectives by applying evidence-informed content and pedagogical approaches. Faculty members also engage in scholarly activity and university service at a level appropriate to their rank. Faculty members are committed to academic excellence and demonstrate an ability to incorporate innovative strategies and technology, as indicated.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver classes as scheduled, effectively using course time and maintaining professional conduct at all times.
  • Develop and deliver learning assessments consistent with best practices and intended course outcomes.
  • Provide students with timely formative and summative feedback and address student concerns as they arise.
  • Foster a learning-centered academic community consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the institution and the college in a positive, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Engage in respectful and professional academic discourse.
  • Meet the expectations outlined in the faculty handbook, employee handbook, contract, workload, and as directed by his/her supervisor.
  • Utilize the academic alert system to provide timely feedback on potential at-risk students in a timely manner.
  • Maintain regular weekly office hours convenient to the needs of students.
  • Develop, post, and follow clear course syllabi using the standard course syllabus template.
  • Treat colleagues, staff, and students in a professional manner.
  • Participate in the university’s shared governance system in a positive and collaborative fashion.
  • Promote continuous improvement of the program and university.
  • Participate in university ceremonies, meetings, and celebrations.
  • Advise faculty supervisor of schedule conflicts to facilitate appropriate coverage of classes and/or other duties.
  • Notify appropriate Logan personnel of damage to Logan property.
  • Responsible for other reasonable duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have:

  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree from a CCE accredited institution, or, in the case of degrees from non-U.S. institutions, an equivalent degree as determined by an approved credential evaluation service.
  • License from the state of Missouri (or the state in which they are providing teaching and clinical services)
  • Preference will be given to individuals with at least three years of practice experience and at least five years of proven classroom experience.
  • Note: only faculty who hold the required licensure may provide clinical care at a Logan University property, affiliated facility, or sponsored event. Clinical services must be provided in a setting approved by Logan University.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The work environment in this position is generally characteristic of a normal office environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

NOTE:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed the employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

 

An employee is expected to assist and provide coverage for coworkers during peak periods, vacation days or sick days at all locations, and to work with administration in the attainment of the College's missions and goals.

 

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