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Adjunct Instructors (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Grantham University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Job description

Grantham University, established in 1951, is proud of its continuous commitment of service to service members, veterans, and their families, as well as the general public. Grantham University offers 38 associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs online. The University supplies adjunct instructor with the online course, ready to teach. Adjunct instructors may, at their discretion, integrate additional resources to enhance students' mastery of the coursework. Courses are delivered through the ANGEL Learning Management System or Blackboard. As an adjunct instructor, you can make a difference in the lives of others! 

Grantham University is seeking qualified, adjunct instructors to teach associate and bachelor level courses in Philosophy for the College of Arts & Sciences. Adjuncts teach undergraduate and graduate-level classes in a virtual setting. 

Adjunct instructors are engaged as independent contractors and are not employees of the University. Adjunct instructors are responsible for providing their own equipment and work from their own chosen location. 

Courses are offered weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. Courses are eight weeks in length and utilize the ANGEL Learning Management System or Blackboard. The course week runs Wednesday through Tuesday midnight. Prospective adjunct instructors must enroll in and successfully complete a GU 900 Instructor Training Course in order to be considered for an adjunct instructor contract. 

Minimum qualifications: 
Adjunct instructors teaching undergraduate courses must possess an earned master's degree in the teaching field from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Adjunct instructors teaching graduate-level courses must possess an earned doctorate degree from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For adjunct instructors holding degrees awarded by non-U.S. institutions, the institutions must be approved by the appropriate governmental or accreditation agency. For all adjuncts, 18 graduate credit hours in the field they will be teaching is required. In addition, the following are required:

  • Online teaching experience
  • Student-centered instructional philosophy
  • Experience using MS Office to include Excel, Word
  • A webcam and high speed Internet access
  • Experience using the ANGEL Learning Management System or Blackboard is preferred.
  • Must have a flexible schedule to teach in 8-week terms, Wednesday through Tuesday midnight.
  • Able to answer emails and grade assignments within two calendar days

If interested in adjunct instructor opportunities, please, click on the corresponding link below and submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae and unofficial graduate transcripts in one document. 

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=2223391
Application deadline December 29, 2012
Web address for more information http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?Jo...
Contact name Karen Mische
Contact email
Time created November 30, 2012, 10:23pm EST
Scheduled expiry date December 29, 2012
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Last updated December 5, 2012, 11:05pm EST
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