Adjunct Faculty, History and Political Studies

Location: Takoma Park, MD
Date Posted: 06-05-2014
Washington Adventist University
Adjunct Faculty, History and Political Studies

Title: Adjunct Faculty, History and Political Studies
Department:  History and Political Studies

Position Summary:
The Department of History and Political Studies at Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates to expand its pool of adjunct faculty teaching day and evening classes. The department may have a future need for adjunct faculty to teach African History.  Applicants submitting applications are applying to be part of the adjunct pool of instructors. Applications may 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.
 
 Primary Duties:
  • Teach lectures for majors and non-majors.
  • Teach pertinent course content using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery that promote educational and learning processes.
  • Prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, and engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses.
 Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in History or International Relations from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population of students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior teaching experience or other equivalent experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the university’s philosophy, mission and core values.
     
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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