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Adjunct Faculty Member-College of Arts & Humanities/Classical Studies

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Adjunct Faculty Member-College of Arts & Humanities/Classical Studies

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Adjunct Faculty Members

Have you considered the exciting intellectual challenges of teaching high-ability students at Christopher Newport University? The CNU College of Arts and Humanities is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses, as needed, in Classical Studies or Latin in Fall 2023 and beyond. 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.

Departmental Information:

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (MCLL) at Christopher Newport University is composed of a team of 20 scholar-teachers who are committed to undergraduate education and to professional growth. The Department offers instruction in ancient Greek, Latin, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish as well as courses in English on the ancient (and modern) worlds. Our programs include five majors, four interdisciplinary minors, and MAT degrees in Spanish and ESL. We are also strong supporters of study abroad: MCLL has sponsored numerous short-term study trips and, in conjunction with the Office of Study Abroad, advises students on longer-term cultural immersion opportunities. In addition to serving our majors and minors, MCLL has the privilege of working with a significant portion of the study body through the second language literacy requirement in the Liberal Learning Core Curriculum. Faculty members publish on a diverse range of subjects and welcome the opportunity to mentor students on independent research projects. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its academic programs are invited to visit

CNU Information:

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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1. Cover letter describing qualifications
2. Curriculum vitae (résumé) detailing relevant teaching and/or professional experience3. Transcript documenting most advanced degree earned (photocopy acceptable for initial screening)
4. Contact information for at least three referencesReview of applications will begin immediately.

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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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