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Adjunct Faculty of Social Sciences

Chatham University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 31, 2023

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Adjunct Faculty of Social Sciences

Chatham University's Department of Social Sciences is accepting applications for Adjunct Faculty in the areas of History, Political Science, International Studies, Policy Studies, Psychology, Social Work, and Social Services Administration.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at: .

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Teaching introductory and advanced courses in their discipline.
  • Consulting and collaborating with other departmental faculty to align with departmental teaching needs.
  • Additional responsibilities include participation in university and department events, committees, and academic advising, as needed.
  • Participating in university trainings for adjunct faculty.
Required Qualifications:
  • Completion of master's or doctoral degree in History, Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy, Psychology, Social Work, or a closely related field is required.
  • ABD-PhD candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Preference may be given to those individuals with college teaching and mentoring experience.
Candidates with professional and/or lived experiences that advance the university's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion will be prioritized.

How to Apply:

Applications accepted only via s (direct link is ) and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:
  • Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, business & communications, and the arts & sciences. 

As the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson '29, Chatham is perennially ranked as one of the "greenest" colleges in the United States. 

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is composed of three distinct locations: the historic arboretumShadyside CampusChatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham's mission is "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living, and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

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