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Adjunct Instructor in the School of Business

Employer
Calvin University
Location
Grand Rapids Campus

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The Calvin University School of Business is seeking adjunct professor(s) to teach Business for Engineers during the Fall 2024 semester. The course provides an overview of the aspects of business important to engineering. Selected topics from economics, accounting, finance, marketing, management, and business law are included.

The course runs from September 3 to October 17 and meets at 11:00 am -12:05 pm, 12:15 pm – 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm - 2:35 pm M/W/F.

Requirements:

· A master’s degree or above in a business-related discipline is required or applicable business-related experience; applicants who also have five or more years of teaching experience are preferred.

· All applicants must demonstrate the potential to teach effectively using a variety of methods and instructional technology as required.

· A commitment to the Christian faith is essential.  Candidates are expected to affirm the Apostle’s Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed.

Responsibilities:

· Prepare course materials and employ appropriate pedagogical strategies in order to promote student success in university-level courses.

· Fulfill administrative duties such as tracking attendance, submitting grades, and maintaining timely communication with students, faculty, and staff.

· Comply with Calvin University employment requirements, including mandatory online training modules.

· Support the mission of Calvin University, including commitment to the development of a diverse, multicultural community.

· To learn more about teaching at Calvin, visit the Provost Office website: https://calvin.edu/offices-services/provost/

To Apply:

Send us your application materials through the Apply link in this posting.

As part of the application, please submit your full curriculum vitae accompanied by a cover letter that addresses the following:

· Your ability to meet requirements and responsibilities of the position.

· Your interest in teaching at a Reformed Christian University.

You are also asked to submit unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts; if hired, official transcripts will be required. Please contact incoming department chair Scott Rush at scott.rush@calvin.edu with questions.

FAITH and EDUCATIONAL COMMITMENT

1. Commitment to the educational mission of Calvin as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.

2. A commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith, learning, and student development.

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.

Organization

Calvin University is a Christian academic community dedicated to rigorous intellectual inquiry. Calvin students study the liberal arts and select from a broad range of majors and professional programs. The university fosters scholarship that creates new knowledge, that performs creative work, and that sustains natural and cultural resources. A Calvin education, marked by scholarly engagement with enduring questions and emerging concerns, prepares students to answer God’s call to live and serve in God’s world as agents of renewal.

Calvin University does all this with a robust commitment to providing equal opportunities for all faculty, staff, and students. Calvin University was founded in 1876 and named for 16th-century reformer John Calvin. While retaining a separate identity and function, the university is united in a covenantal relationship with the Christian Reformed Church in North America. The historic creeds and confessions of Reformed Christianity guide the university’s understanding of Scripture and inform its mission.

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