Adjunct Professor - School of Health Sciences Online, All Disciplines

Location
Lynchburg, VA
Posted
Nov 17, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

A00331P

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:

Adjunct Professor - School of Health Sciences Online, All Disciplines

Does this position require driving?:

No

Contact:

Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie

Contact Phone Ext:

434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447

Contact Email:

[email protected]; [email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

We are seeking online adjunct faculty members to teach students in graduate and undergraduate programs within the School of Health Sciences. The School of Health Sciences exists to prepare men and women in the sciences and health professions through the integration of current scientific thought and the biblical worldview. The School of Health Sciences contains three departments: The Department of Biology & Chemistry, the Department of Allied Health Professions and the Department of Public & Community Health. We offer a variety of programs online and are adding new programs yearly.
Programs Include:
- Health Sciences (Masters required, prefer PhD or DHS/DHSc in Health Sciences)
- Medical Office Assistant (Masters required)
- Biology Undergraduate and Graduate (Masters or Doctorate required)
- Nutrition (Doctorate required)
- Medical/Biomedical Sciences (Doctorate required)
- Public Health (Health Promotion, Global Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Nutrition, Environmental Health)
- Environmental Sciences (GIS) (DrPH/PhD/DHS preferred fro CEPH accredited program)
- Human Biology (Doctorate required)
- Exercise Science (Doctorate required)
- Human Performance (Doctorate required)
- Respiratory Therapy (Masters required, prefer Doctorate)
Teaching responsibilities will include preparing and disseminating weekly announcements, communicating with students via e-mails, preparing course videos, moderating discussion board forums, and grading weekly. The adjunct will be expected to respond to e-mails within 24-36 hours and will grade student’s assignments, giving substantive feedback within 5-6 days of the assignment submission. The adjunct will also carry out administrative responsibilities as directed by their Instructional Mentor, Faculty Support Coordinator, Online Chair, or Online Dean; these administrative tasks include roster verification, reporting items, and timely submission of final grades, etc.
Faculty are expected to agree with and live by the University Doctrinal Statement https://www.liberty.edu/aboutliberty/index.cfm?PID=6907

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the content area of instruction for all graduate level courses.
Masters degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the content area of instruction for all undergraduate level courses.
Faculty must be able to contribute to the Evangelical Christian mission of the university. Candidates must be compatible with the Biblical young earth creationist perspective.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in an online environment. Experience in the discipline.

Work Hours:

Part time

Posting Date:

11/16/2020

Quicklink:

http://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/30461

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