This full-time faculty position requires teaching a variety of master level courses in the Advanced Studies department. Teaching occurs in a 100% online environment delivered through the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).
Ability to teach a variety of graduate-level courses in teaching, as well as in learning and technology (i.e.current issues in teaching and technology, best practices, research and assessment of teaching practices; designing and infusing technology-embedded curriculum for today’s digital learner).
Teaching online graduate level courses in the Master of Arts in Education: Teaching and Master of Arts in Education: Learning and Technology program.
Provide support for faith integration across the curriculum.
Active participation in service to the University through committee participation at the program, School and/or University level, as well as service to the broader professional community.
Maintain ongoing connection and collaboration with relevant professional education organizations (i.e. ISTE, CCTE).
Maintain an on-going research agenda.
Open rank, dependent upon prior experience.
A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the mission of Azusa Pacific University (faculty members are required to sign a “Statement of Faith,” available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe, adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook and align with Azusa Pacific University’s Christian identity.
PhD or EdD in education, educational technology or a related field (ABD will be considered).
Minimum of 7 years related K-12 teaching experience.
Successful experience in the use of online technologies for student assessment and teaching.
Experience with curriculum, instructional strategies, technology tools and integration of technology into the K-12 teaching/learning environment.
Demonstrated commitment to professional and scholarly activity (e.g., grant writing, scholarly publications, and conference presentations).
Established record of success in serving linguistically and ethnically diverse populations.
Demonstration of collegial teamwork.
Skilled in teaching at the P-12 and higher education level with a background in teaching pedagogies, curriculum and infusion of technology-embedded curricular strategies.
Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Ability to collaborate with other faculty and staff and maintain collegial relations.
Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Candidates must align with Azusa Pacific University's Christian identity. Faculty members are expected to sign a Statement of Faith (available at http://www.apu.edu/about/believe), to adhere to the policies outlined in the Faculty Handbook, and to integrate the Christian faith in teaching and scholarship.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.