Adjunct Faculty, Org Leadership: Ethics, Integrity, and the Responsibility of Leaders

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Adjunct Faculty, Organizational Leadership: Ethics, Integrity, and the Responsibility of Leaders
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Advanced Academic Programs

Johns Hopkins University

Position Description
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks a non-tenure track adjunct faculty to teach AS.486.605 Ethics, Integrity, and the Responsibility of Leaders within the Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program. The course will be taught fully online beginning in Spring 2022. Candidates with online course development and teaching experience and those with experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds are of particular interest.

The first part of this course introduces students to the classical literature in philosophical ethics, including consequentialist, regularian, deontological, and virtue approaches. The second part of the course explores the ethical responsibilities professionals have toward themselves, corporations, the government, and the public. In the third part of the course, students apply an appropriate decision-making framework and gain experience in decision-making surrounding ethical issues. Course discussions will center on issues involving research, research designs and populations, privacy, and confidential or sensitive information. During their final project, students will codify an individual code of ethics in relation to professional codes of conduct.

Advanced Academic Programs
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). AAP offers rigorous and high-quality master’s degrees and certificates in three locations: the Washington, DC Center, the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD, and online. AAP enrolls almost 6,000 students each academic year in over 45 programs and distinguishes itself through its intensive instructional assistance, selective admissions, and 60 dedicated full-time faculty. Tenured Krieger School faculty members serve as Program Chairs to oversee the academic rigor of CBE graduate offerings. AAP’s website, , provides additional information.  


Minimum Qualifications
  • An advanced degree in Organizational Leadership, Organizational Development, Management, or in a relevant field, such as Organizational Psychology, with a master’s degree at minimum
  • 10 years of professional experience in leadership roles in the private, public, or nonprofit sector
Preferred Qualifications
  • A terminal degree in Organizational Leadership or in a relevant field, such as Organizational Development, Business Management, or Organizational Psychology
  • 1-3 years of graduate-level teaching experience
  • Online teaching experience
  • A background in teaching a wide variety of courses in the discipline, including change management, project management, strategic planning, crisis mitigation, organizational development, and team building, coaching, and mentoring.
Application Instructions

The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must submit the following:  
  • Cover letter should highlight relevant professional experience related to the course and a summary of your online teaching experience (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas).
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Teaching evaluations for the most recent two semesters 
  The selected candidate will undergo a background check, provide three references, and official transcripts for the highest degree awarded.

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