Adjunct Professor - Online PhD Methodologist in Health Sciences

Liberty University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Physical Therapy, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Full Time
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Position Type

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

Adjunct Professor - Online PhD Methodologist in Health Sciences

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Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie

Contact Phone Ext

434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447

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Job Summary/Basic Function

Primary responsibilities include serving as a mentor and methodologist on numerous dissertation committees, reviewing dissertation manuscripts, and providing feedback specific to the research methods, either qualitative or quantitative. Faculty member will help prepare doctoral students to conduct qualitative or quantitative dissertation research that is methodologically sound.

Secondary responsibilities may include teaching either qualitative or quantitative research methods courses (qualitative or quantitative research design, statistics/data analysis) in the School of Health Sciences PhD programs using the Canvas online learning platform. Faculty member is required to complete grading within five days, respond to student emails within 36 hours, check into courses a minimum of every 48 hours, and complete ongoing professional development.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have a PhD or equivalent in an allied health profession such as but not limited to Health Sciences, Rehabilitation Science, Physical Therapy, Communication Science, and Occupational Therapy.

Degree must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Must have completed a traditional qualitative or quantitative dissertation.

Full doctrinal compatibility with Liberty University.

Must demonstrate expertise in either qualitative or quantitative research methods in the field of health sciences, to include published research in peer reviewed journals and conference presentations.

Superior interpersonal, customer service, presentation, and communication skills required.

Creative, innovative, and problem solving skills required.

Applications for consideration will only be accepted via Liberty University’s online automated application process.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of research evidenced by intellectual and professional contributions to the field through peer-reviewed publication and conference presentations. Preference will be given to candidates with dissertation/thesis mentorship experience and experience teaching research methods using online learning platforms (e.g., Canvas). Candidates must work well with others and be able to work at a pace that will not delay the progress of a dissertation candidate toward timely completion of the doctoral degree.

Work Hours

Because this is an online position, the work hours will vary throughout the week

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Special Instructions for Applicants

Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required during this stage of the application process, official transcripts for all conferred degrees will be requested should the department select you for an interview.

In the references section of the application, please submit the names of two professional references and one pastoral reference. Your pastoral reference must be from your current church pastor, or someone within a leadership position within your current church. The pastoral reference cannot be an immediate or extended family member.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcript 1
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Pastoral Reference Letter
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  8. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
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