Assistant Professor Rank Description

  • Strengthen inclusive, student-centered pedagogy to meet the unique needs of CWI’s diverse community college population.
  • Demonstrate continuous and self-reflective improvement of course curriculum, content delivery,assessment, and responsiveness to student needs.
  • Establish and maintain teaching excellence.
  • Develop, revise, and/or recommend curriculum, courses, and programs at the Department level.

Observed actions

  • Consistent record of teaching excellence as shown in student evaluations, formal evaluations, self-reflection
  • Curriculum
    • Participate in revision and update of curriculum
    • Develop course for delivery in new mode (f2f/hybrid/online)
  • Efforts toward improvement are based on self-assessment and self-reflection
    • Develop strategies for inclusive, student-centered pedagogy
    • Develop courses new to the instructor
    • Develop courses in format new to the instructor
    • Revision of instructor’s own course curriculum, delivery, interaction with students
    • Participate in Peer Review of courses
    • Use assessment tools, which may include those available from CTL, to evaluate effectiveness of instruction
    • Revision of instruction is clearly tied to assessment of instruction

The impact of this work can be demonstrated through

  • Student achievement in own courses
  • Student retention in own courses
  • Effectiveness of curriculum at course and department/program level
  • Value added to department/program

The impact can be measured in

  • Student evaluations
  • Performance evaluations