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Online Adjunct – China Program (Graduate Level)

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

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Four-Year Institution

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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.

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Online Adjunct – China Program (Graduate Level)

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Christopher Rhoades

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

This is a graduate/doctoral-level adjunct position within the Helms School of Government online. Responsibilities include teaching one or more of the following graduate/doctoral-level courses on China:

  • China’s Political Worldview
  • Chinese Politics
  • The Political Economy of China
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • Chinese and Western Strategic Thought
  • Chinese Grand Strategy
Candidates should specify which of the above courses they are qualified to teach. Responsibilities also include but are not limited to providing detailed feedback on masters/doctoral student assignments, mentoring/challenging masters/doctoral students to grow intellectually and spiritually, maintaining contact with students to advise on matters related to academic achievement, and maintaining/reporting grades and attendance in accordance with university polices.

Minimum Qualifications:

EducationPh.D., Doctor (other than Juris Doctor), or similar terminal degree from an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in:

  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Asian or Chinese Studies
  • Security Studies
  • National Security
  • Statecraft
  • Economics/Political Economy
  • History

Other Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated research interest and expertise in Chinese Ideology, Chinese Politics, Chinese Political Economy, and/or Chinese National Security
  • Demonstrated strengths in teaching
  • Strong organizational skills that facilitate assignment/task anticipation and completion.
  • Superior interpersonal and presentation skills required.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office suite and online learning management systems (Canvas)

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Estimated 10 per course.

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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 a 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 only 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.



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