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Adjunct Faculty, MA in Liberal Arts
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
Advanced Academic Programs
Johns Hopkins University
Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Johns Hopkins
University’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. As part of the
nation’s first research university, AAP offers high-quality
master’s degrees and certificate programs at its Washington, D.C.,
Center, at JHU’s Homewood Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, 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 AAP’s graduate
offerings. AAP’s website, https://advanced.jhu.edu/
provides additional information.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks
non-tenure-track adjunct faculty to teach courses within the Master
of Liberal Arts (MLA) program. Of particular interest are
candidates who have experience teaching asynchronous online
courses, working with part-time graduate students, and engaging
students from diverse backgrounds.
About the MLA Program:
Established in 1962, the Johns Hopkins Master of Liberal Arts
program has gained national recognition for the quality of its
teaching and the breadth of its course offerings. The MLA thrives
on the curiosity, passion, and diversity of its students. The Johns
Hopkins Master of Liberal Arts is a unique, non-traditional
graduate degree. Whereas most graduate programs ask students to
become more and more specialized, the MLA expects them to both
broaden and deepen their educational experience. MLA students
interact with professors and one another in a stimulating online
learning environment in an asynchronous format that is compatible
with students’ work schedules and time zones.
Click on the link to see the MLA Program's course descriptions:
- An advanced degree in any relevant field, with a master’s
degree at minimum.
- At least five years of professional work experience within the
- A terminal degree in a relevant field related to the Liberal
- 1-3 years of graduate-level teaching experience.
- Online teaching experience.
- Experience in developing graduate courses.
- The background to teach a wide variety of courses in a Liberal
The position will remain open until it is filled. Candidates must
submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching philosophy, with an emphasis on teaching in online
- Teaching evaluations for two most recently taught courses
- Transcript for the highest degree earned
The selected candidate will undergo a background check and provide
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