Adjunct Professor - School of Health Sciences Online, All Disciplines

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

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Adjunct Faculty


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?:



Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie

Contact Phone Ext:

434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447

Contact Email:

[email protected] or [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.
Adjunct positions are available in the following programs:
- Health Sciences (PhD or DHS/DHSc in Health Sciences)
- Nutrition (Doctorate required)
- Medical/Biomedical Sciences (Doctorate required)
- Public Health (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Nutrition, Environmental Health)
- Environmental Sciences (GIS) (DrPH/PhD/DHS preferred from CEPH accredited program)
-Undergraduate Chemistry
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

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.

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Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow's world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ. Read more about Liberty at

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