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College of Humanities and Social Sciences Adjunct Faculty

Virginia State University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2023

Title: College of Humanities and Social Sciences Adjunct Faculty

Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education & Experience

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Agency: Virginia State University

Location: Virginia State University

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Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Virginia State University (VSU), a public, comprehensive 1890 Land Grant Institution and Historically Black College and University, invites applicants for Adjunct Faculty positions in multiple Academic Degree and Certificate Programs.

This position announcement seeks to establish a pool of applicants that may be used in the future as adjunct teaching positions become available. Completed applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and considered as vacancies occur. VSU offers 36 undergraduate degree programs, 17 graduate degree programs, 2 doctoral degree programs and 8 certificate programs in its six Academic Colleges: College of Agriculture, Reginald F. Lewis College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering and Technology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Natural and Health Sciences. Teach up to 9 credit hours (in-person, online via synchronous or asynchronous modalities) per academic semester and provide regular office hours to meet the student needs and promote student success. This teaching position is limited to a one-semester contract but may be considered for additional contracts.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in teaching field or a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the teaching field. Proficiency to teach courses in the following areas, art & design, history, philosophy, languages, literature, mass communications, military science, music, political science, sociology, social work and criminal justice. Must demonstrate effective and engaging teaching skills. Must have the ability to work effectively with a culturally and educationally diverse student population. Proficiency and willingness to adapt new and emerging pedagogies in the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior teaching experience in a higher education environment is highly preferred. Demonstrated proficiency and experience in using instructional technologies and learning management systems (e.g. Banner/Blackboard) with ability to use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience. Demonstrated ability to measure, assess and align student outcomes within courses or programs.

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Contact Information:

Name: Cynthia D. Roney

Phone: 804-524-5859


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

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