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Adjunct - Health Science

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Based on Collective Bargaining Agreement
Posted Date
Aug 3, 2023

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Job Title:                  Adjunct Instructor

Classification:         Faculty

Division:                   Academic Affairs

Reports To:             Department Chair - Department of Health Sciences

FLSA Status:           Part-time, Exempt





As a qualified expert in a particular subject area, the adjunct instructor plans and teaches campus-based or online courses based upon an approved syllabus/outline to assure course content and objectives are met.



  • Conduct assigned course(s).
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students on graded assignments;
  • Respond to student inquiries in a timely manner and escalate issues and concerns to the Department Chair as necessary.
  • Promote student retention by recording absentee information in roster after each class meeting, contacting students who are have established a pattern of absence, and communicating attendance "concerns" to the Program Chair;
  • Design, administer, and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus.
  • Record and submit assignment, mid-term and final grades according to specified guidelines.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education, with at least 18 semester or 27 quarter hours in relevant discipline. Doctorate degree preferred.


  • Three years of teaching or related professional experience.
  • Successful college level teaching in any of the following areas:

                            Fitness/Health Assessment, Health Promotion, Medical

                            Terminology, Disease Prevention, Nutrition, Drugs, and First



  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of effective classroom management techniques and differentiated instructional strategies to maximize student learning;
  • Outstanding oral and writing communication, organizational, and facilitation skills;
  • Exceptional ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality; work independently as well as in a team environment; and make decisions that support the University’s mission and goals;
  • Possess professional appearance and demeanor to interact effectively with students, staff, and administration;
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Applications and student information systems;
  • Commitment to professional development.




Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach.




Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend work.  Travel for administrative work is expected.  The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.


Learn. Liberate. Lead.

Since its founding more than 165 years ago, those three words have defined our mission at Lincoln University. We're dedicated to empowering our students with the knowledge, confidence, and connections to achieve success and rise to the top.

Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), educates and empowers students to lead their communities and change the world.

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