Adjunct - Political Science- Loudoun
Posting DetailsJob TitleAdjunct - Political Science- LoudounDepartmentLASSPosting Number02851PLocationSterling, VA: 20164Full or Part TimePart-TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredNoSalary Rangecommensurate per rank per VCCS criteriaBasic Function
Teach Political Science classes at the Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). Salary is per credit hour and based on education and experience.Duties and Responsibilities
Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 10 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend.Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Political Science or a Master’s with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Political Science.Preferred Qualifications
Previous teaching experience at a higher education institution preferred. Hybrid or online training. Daytime availability.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Adept knowledge of instructional technologies
•Excellent interpersonal and native or near-native oral and written English skills
•Ability to work with a diverse student population
•Successful passing of a criminal background check
•Adjunct faculty are required to meet assigned classes on meeting dates, submit required grade records and reports, student learning outcomes.
•Classes maybe held during the day, evening or combination of both.
Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
The incumbent will have a Spring 2019 Start date.
Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 10 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend.
The adjunct faculty appointment contains no guarantee of continued employment.Background Check Statement
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.Additional InformationSupplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master's degree in Political Science or a Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Political Science?
- * Describe your experience with hybrid and online teaching formats.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Are you available to teach daytime hours?
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