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Adjunct Faculty Member - College of Social Sciences / Economics

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
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Adjunct Faculty Member - College of Social Sciences / Economics

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Purpose of Position:

The CNU College of Social Sciences is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses, as needed, in the following areas in Fall 2022 and beyond:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Environmental Economic Literacy for the Citizen

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.

Departmental Information:

The Department of Economics at Christopher Newport University is composed of 9 full time faculty who seek to provide students an outstanding liberal arts education. The Department offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in economics, a concentration in mathematical economics and a minor in economics. Our faculty integrates the liberal arts with the core functional areas of economics and the quantitative competencies needed to address important economic and public policy challenges. Department faculty are dedicated teachers-scholars who emphasize high-quality classroom instruction informed by their research and professional activities. Faculty are also committed to providing students a variety of extra-curricular opportunities to add breadth and depth to the classroom experience. These efforts include involving students in faculty research projects, hosting internationally known speakers, and club-related activities that develop both professional and leadership skills. 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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Application Instructions :

Please provide the following:
1. Cover letter describing qualifications
2. Curriculum vitae (resume) detailing relevant teaching and/or professional experience
3. Graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening)
4. Contact information for at least three references

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.

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EEO/Diversity Statement(s):

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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