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Adjunct WGSS 3-week Winter

Employer
The College of New Jersey
Location
Pennington, New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 19, 2023

Job Details



To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applicants to apply for adjunct professor positions in our disciplines. We are interested in building a pool of highly qualified adjunct faculty who care deeply about teaching and student success.

We offer courses in Arabic, African American Studies, Anthropology, Chinese, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Criminology, English, Environmental Studies, History, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, German, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Teaching opportunities vary from semester to semester.

Responsibilities of HSS Adjunct Faculty:
  • Promoting the vision and values of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to be an inclusive and intellectually rigorous community
  • Effectively teaching content at the college level and maintaining high academic standards
  • Providing engaging, enthusiastic, and student-centered teaching to our diverse student body
  • Demonstrating cultural competency and the ability to foster inclusive learning environments and a mutual respect for students and colleagues
  • Providing support for students by being available to meet with them outside of class
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. The final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

Company

TCNJ

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that is consistently recognized as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ maintains the eighth highest four-year graduation rate among all public colleges and universities. It is ranked by Money as one of the top 15 public colleges “most likely to pay off financially,” and U.S. News & World Report rates it the No. 1 public institution among regional universities in the northeast.

Known for its natural beauty, the college is situated on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township, New Jersey, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for a wealth of degree programs offered through the college’s seven schools: Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing and Health Sciences; and Science. Five signature experiences are the hallmark of a TCNJ education. They include a personalized, collaborative, and rigorous education; undergraduate research, mentored internships, and field experiences; community engaged learning; global engagement; and leadership development.

TCNJ’s longstanding commitment to faculty-student collaboration was recognized in 2015 by the Council on Undergraduate Research, which named the college the recipient of its inaugural “Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment.” In 2006, TCNJ was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

Essential to its mission, TCNJ believes in the transformative power of education to develop critical thinkers, responsible citizens, and lifelong learners and leaders. Leadership programming is offered throughout an undergraduate’s career, as well as other programs and services aimed at students’ social, emotional, career, academic, spiritual, and physical development.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission. Our commitment to diversity is guided by our spirit of service toward our students, faculty and staff. The campus provides a multitude of cultural and social experiences that further broaden and enrich the lives of our College and community members. The College of New Jersey is proud to offer a generous benefits package that includes health, welfare, and retirement benefits for all eligible employees

We invite you to discover what TCNJ has to offer.

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