Adjunct Faculty, Dialogues (Social Sciences)

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  • 29-Jan-2021 to 29-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Part Time
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    Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

    The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.

    The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty, Dialogues. The Dialogues is an internationally recognized, innovative, and interdisciplinary core curriculum that blends collaborative in-class discussions and activities with real world experience. The college seeks applicants whose academic and practical experiences will interface strongly with the Dialogues of Belief and Reason, Justice and Civic Life, or Self and Society. The college requires adjunct faculty to teach courses at our campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Our on-campus undergraduate classes are conducted every day Monday through Thursday, in 2.5-hour class sessions, for a four-week term.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Teach courses in accordance with college guidelines
    • Participate in the college's assessment program of student performanceTimely response to student questions and concernsTimely submission of university reports and requirements, such as attendance, grades, and student progress reports

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      Candidates must be proficient with using technology for instructional delivery, such as learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)Candidates must have an appreciation of different learning styles to incorporate into their instructional deliveryCandidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills


      Candidates must have at least a master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position. Preference may be given to applicants who hold a doctorate degree in a discipline appropriate to the position and/or applicants with interdisciplinary teaching experienceAll degrees must have been completed at a regionally accredited institution

    Disciplines appropriate for Belief and Reason may include but are not limited to ethics, fine arts, history, humanities, philosophy, and religion.

    Disciplines appropriate for Justice and Civic Life may include but are not limited to criminal justice, ethics, government, history, law, political science, sociology, and English/writing/composition.

    Disciplines appropriate for Self and Society may include but are not limited to cultural studies, ethics, fine arts, literature, natural sciences, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

    To Apply

    Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, and copies of all college transcripts.

    Accreditation and equal opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

    For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/30/2021
    Application Due: 3/31/2021
    Work Type: Part Time