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Adjunct Faculty Applicant Pool

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Working Title
Adjunct Faculty Applicant Pool

Department
Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership

Full Time or Part Time?
Part - Time

Position Number
TBD

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

The Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership at Northern Kentucky University is seeking to create a database of potential part-time instructors who are qualified to teach courses in one or more of the following disciplines: Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership.

THERE IS NOT A SPECIFIC POSITION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSTING . THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO CREATE A DATABASE OF POTENTIAL PART - TIME FACULTY .

Primary Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities involve:
1) Teaching a three-credit hour course.
2) Creating a syllabus with a timeline of classes for students.
3) Provide a meeting time for students.
4) Managing the MyNKU online grading system.

Also, under the direction of the Academic Department Chair:
• Develop and manage syllabus materials. The adjunct professor is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments and/or online discussion exercises that permit measurement of performance relative to standardized learning objectives.

• Coordinate courseware and curriculum with academic department chair. The adjunct professor is responsible for reviewing any textbook and other courseware changes with the academic department chair and other full-time faculty teaching the course.

• Facilitate class instruction. The adjunct professor is responsible for teaching the assigned class in accordance with learning objectives and session plan outlines

• The adjunct professor is expected to administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics.

All course grades must be posted in MyNKU.

Qualifications

All applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines: Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Organizational Leadership (or related fields).

Please submit your application with a cover letter, vitae, and the names of at least three professional references.

Any candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Preferred Education
Master's Degree

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number
2019F417

Job Open Date
09/20/2021

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled
No

Quick Link
https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8743

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have collegiate or high school classroom teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  3. * In which disciplines are you qualified to teach?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you willing to teach in high schools as part of the School Based Scholars program?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 3
  2. Diversity Statement 1
  3. Evidence of teaching style and effectiveness


Company

NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.

Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.

 

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