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Adjunct Faculty Member - College of Social Sciences / Leadership Studies

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Adjunct Faculty Member - College of Social Sciences / Leadership Studies

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Working Title:Adjunct Faculty Member-College of Social Sciences / Leadership Studies Appointment Type:Adjunct Purpose of Position:Adjunct Faculty Members, Department of Leadership and American Studies Have you considered the exciting intellectual challenges of teaching high-ability students at Christopher Newport University? The CNU College of Social Sciences is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses, as needed, in the following areas: Leadership Studies- Self-discovery and group dynamics- Leadership theory and perspectives- Values and ethics in leadership- Leading adaptive change- Leadership analysis of historical figures and situations- Leadership in complex contexts (systems and cultures)- Special topics in area of expertise Along with demonstrated ability for excellent teaching, candidates must hold an earned graduate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited university in a relevant discipline, with 18 completed semester hours of related graduate course work. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Candidates for hire are required to complete a CNU-sponsored background check.

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The Department of Leadership and American Studies at Christopher Newport University is composed of 16 faculty and offers a second major and a minor in Leadership Studies, and a major and minor in American Studies. The Leadership Studies minor won the Outstanding Leadership Program Award in 2019 from the Association of Leadership Educators. The second major in Leadership Studies began in the Fall 2020 semester. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its academic programs are invited to visit

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Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 4,500 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 2nd among public regional universities in the South and 5th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.
Christopher Newport University is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored, and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. For further details and information about Christopher Newport, visit">

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Please provide the following: 1. Cover letter describing qualifications 2. Curriculum vitae (resume) detailing relevant teaching and/or professional experience 3. Contact information for at least three references Review of applications will begin immediately. Search finalists are required to complete a CNU-sponsored background check.

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Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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