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Online Adjunct Professor - PhD in Health Sciences

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Adjunct Faculty


Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title

Online Adjunct Professor - PhD in Health Sciences

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Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie

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434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447

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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 learning outcomes.
- Provide substantive and timely feedback to students.
- Participate in school retention initiatives by maintaining contact with students and offer assistance to absent students.
- Advice students in matters related to academics and attendance.
- Motivate students to participate actively in all aspects of the educational process.
- Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies.
Complete required training set by the university and/or school
- 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 PID =6907

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in an online environment.
-Experience in the discipline.
-Research experience

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
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