Full-Time Professor | School of Law

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Description

Join the Team of a Premier Online Graduate Level University and…

Imagine Yourself at a Higher Degree.

 At Northcentral University (NCU), we strongly believe that our University is only as good as our team of staff, faculty and students around the world united by a commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity and accountability.

 We celebrate personal and professional growth and desire to see our team members fully realize and reach their potential. When you join the Northcentral team, you will enjoy a challenging, positive and fun work environment that promotes productivity, achievement and fulfillment.

 If you are passionate about making a difference and are ready to be challenged and inspired in your daily work as part of a growing, success-oriented company, then we want to hear from you!

 

What We Are Looking For

 

The School of JFK Law at Northcentral University seeks applications for a a Full Professor in School of Law.

 

 

Full-time Professors may teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses within a programmatic core discipline as assigned and/or guide doctoral candidates through doctoral dissertation requirements (as Chair or committee member). This position also provides content expertise to the Dean in areas of School of Law. Primary responsibility is to engage students, offer excellent feedback, and inspire students to achieve course and program outcomes relevant to the core discipline. This position works closely with other faculty teaching in the discipline, Associate Director of Faculty Support and Development, Assistant Dean and Dean.

 

 

Essential Functions

  • The role of faculty includes teaching courses in the JD Program, with an immediate need in the legal writing and research curriculum.
  • Acting as a content expert for course development.
  • Participation in the School of Law and University shared governance structure, and in service to the University.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Northcentral’s vision, mission, and goals and those of the School of Law.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to and a capacity for Teaching through Engagement.
  • Participates in faculty and staff meetings.
  • Conducts both synchronous and asynchronous courses, maintaining effective communication with students in their courses.
  • Works collaboratively with academic and financial advisors to ensure student engagement and success.
  • Participates in institutional and student learning outcomes assessment procedures, program, department review, and accreditation efforts.
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned by the Dean, or NCU administrators.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Skilled in oral and written communication.
  • Skilled in online teaching – both asynchronous and synchronous.
  • Ability to guide and mentor law students.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with accreditation requirements of the School of Law and University.
  • Ability to identify problems, collect information, establish facts, draw conclusions, and recommend and implement effective legal writing curriculum.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office suite

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • JD Degree required from an accredited institution.
  • A licensed attorney (inactive or active) in any state.
  • Experience with online delivery modality.
  • Legal Research and Writing teaching experience. Teaching experience in other law courses preferred.
  • Curriculum development experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.

  • Good working environment with the absence of disagreeable conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.

 NCU will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Who We Are

Northcentral University (NCU) is a private, nonprofit, online University and a proud affiliate of the National University System with its headquarters in California. We are a graduate university, and a global leader in providing access to regionally-accredited higher education.

NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in technology, health sciences and marriage and family therapy. Our collective goal at Northcentral University is to improve the human condition through the provision of high-quality online degree programs.

NCU was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with access to a richly- engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically-rigorous educational programs. Today, we continue to serve that mission. Many students at NCU are first-generation graduate students seeking to contribute to their communities through their pursuit of academic growth, research, and practice.

Though we support faculty and student research, NCU is a teaching university. Our faculty dedicate themselves to serving students through a pedagogical model of Teaching through Engagement (TTE). The goal is for all NCU students, faculty and team members to be actively engaged within the University community. Engagement is more than just grading and giving feedback, it is an active relationship between faculty and student, a give and take of ideas and information.

NCU offers a one-to-one learning model, where one student is paired with one professor in each course, creating a more personalized, individual experience for students. These experiences are enhanced by professors’ real-world, practical experience. All NCU faculty hold doctoral degrees.

At NCU, we are widening access to education and reducing educational divides. We are proud of the educational opportunities that we provide, and we recognize that providing this kind of access to all students takes work and collaborative effort. We value diversity of people, thoughts, and ideas. Our global reach affords us the opportunity to teach and learn the significance of diversity – and the power it brings to our endeavors.

Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a growing team of passionate individuals.

Apply today!


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