Online Adjunct- Government and Public Policy

Location
Lynchburg, VA
Posted
Oct 31, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

A00299P

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

Disclaimer:

Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title:

Online Adjunct- Government and Public Policy

Does this position require driving?:

No

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Online Adjunct Professor position with the Helms School of Government. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to teaching material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule, providing detailed feedback, mentoring/challenging students to grow intellectually and spiritually, maintaining contact with students to advise on matters related to academic achievement, attendance, and behavior, and maintaining/reporting grades and attendance in accordance with university policies.
Disciplines:
– Government
– Intelligence and National Security
– International Relations
– Political Science
– Pre-Law
– Public Policy

Minimum Qualifications:

Education
Graduate or Doctoral Instruction
- PhD, DPA, Doctor (other than Juris Doctor) or similar terminal degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in:
– Government
– Intelligence and National Security
– International Relations
– Political Science
– Pre-Law
– Public Policy

Undergraduate Instruction
- A master’s degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in:
– Government
– Intelligence and National Security
– International Relations
– Political Science
– Pre-Law
– Public Policy, OR
- A master’s degree from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with a minimum of 18 credit hours in one of the disciplines noted above.

Law and Law-Related Instruction
- A Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA)

Other qualifications
- Organizational skills that facilitate the completion of assignments and tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
- Adequate interpersonal, customer service, and presentation skills.
- Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to convey information.
- Familiarity with of Microsoft Office suite and online Learning Management Systems.
- If applicable, able to obtain and maintain licenses as required by state or accrediting commissions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education
- A PhD, DPA, or similar terminal degree AND experience lending to subject matter expertise in:
– Government
– Intelligence and National Security
– International Relations
– Political Science
– Pre-Law
– Public Policy

Other qualifications
- Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the college level.
- Strong organizational skills that facilitate assignment/task anticipation and completion.
- Superior interpersonal, customer service, and presentation skills required.
- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Mastery of the Microsoft Office suite and online Learning Management Systems.

Work Hours:

Estimated 5-10 hours per week per course.

Posting Date:

10/31/2020

Special Instructions for Applicants:

This application REQUIRES no less than ONE PASTORAL REFERENCE and TWO PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES. An acceptable pastoral reference would be a recommendation from a person in leadership at your most recent (within three years) church of attendance. Failure to provide these references will result in your application being discontinued.
Please notify your references in advance, then submit an active email address for them in the Reference Collection portion of this application. They will receive further instructions as to the reference letter content and uploading process by automated message.
Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required during this stage of the application process, official transcripts for all conferred degrees (excluding Associate’s degrees) will be required should the department select you for an interview

Quicklink:

https://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/29760