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Online Adjunct Professor - PhD in Health Sciences
Does this position require driving?
Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie
Contact Phone Ext
434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Summary/Basic Function
As an adjunct faculty member in the Ph.D. in Health Sciences
program, you will be responsible for teaching doctoral-level
students in an online environment. Teaching responsibilities will
include: preparing and disseminating weekly announcements,
communicating with students via e-mails, preparing course videos,
moderating discussion board forums, and grading assignments. The
adjunct will be expected to respond to e-mails within 24-36 hours
and will grade student’s assignments, providing substantive
feedback, within 6 days of the assignment submission. The adjunct
will also carry out administrative responsibilities as directed by
their Instructional Mentor, Faculty Support Coordinator, Online
Chair, and/or Online Dean. These administrative tasks include
roster verification, course preparation, reporting items, and
timely submission of final grades, etc.
Adjunct Faculty Teaching Responsibilities include:
- Teach material from the approved curriculum in accordance with
the assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction.
- Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and
- Provide substantive and timely feedback to students.
- Participate in school retention initiatives by maintaining
contact with students and offer assistance to absent
- Advice students in matters related to academics and
- Motivate students to participate actively in all aspects of the
- Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance
with university policies.
Complete required training set by the university and/or
- Other duties as assigned.
As a Ph.D. professor will also be opportunities to serve as a
dissertation chair or dissertation committee member.
Faculty are expected to agree with and live by the University
Doctrinal Statement https://www.liberty.edu/aboutliberty/index.cfm?
Ph.D. in Health Science, Doctor of Health Science (DHSc), or a
Ph.D./EdD/DO/MD with a Master’s degree in Health Science or a
health-related field. Candidates must be committed to the
evangelical standards and mission of Liberty University.
-Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in an online
-Experience in the discipline.
Special Instructions for Applicants
Required Documents Optional Documents
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Pastoral Reference Letter
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).