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Adjunct Faculty - Psychology

Takoma Park, Maryland · Education
Washington Adventist University
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department:  Psychology 

Overview of the University:

Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a Christian university that is committed to the Seventh Day Adventist Christian vision of excellence and service. Students are challenged to seize opportunities for learning in order to become moral leaders in their communities. WAU offers its faculty and staff an environment where professional expertise is valued and lasting connections between co-workers are formed as we work together to ensure the success of our students. Regardless of title, every employee supports WAU's vision of producing graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities. Faith is infused in all that we do to fulfill our vision- from weekly chapel services with faculty, staff, and students, to opportunities to participate in mission trips, to semi-annual community service days- our employees experience the WAU difference every day.

Position Summary: 

Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates for adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology. Applications will be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not automatically accepted to teach at Washington Adventist University. Decisions to hire applicants are made at the discretion of the department. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Teach PSYC 450 Forensic Anthropology.
  • Maintain a professional level of instruction.
  • Grade, lecture, and discuss content with students.
  • Use Desire to Learn (D2L) to communicate with students. 

 Minimum Qualifications:
  • Competent background in Forensic Psychology and Forensic Anthropology.
  • College teaching experience.
  • M.A Degree. 

Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.
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