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Adjunct Professor - Ph.D - Methodologist
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Job Summary/Basic Function
The School of Communication & the Arts invites applicants for
the position of Ph.D. Methodologist. This position is to mentor and
guide students to develop into scholars and methodologists during
the dissertation phase making it possible to contribute to the
advancement of innovative theories. The students are encouraged to
utilize qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods
The qualified applicant will have an earned Ph.D. The applicant
needs to have documented experience in any or all of the following
methodologies: qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods
research. The applicant will be expected to guide and mentor
student methodology during the dissertation process. Online faculty
must have regular access to and familiarity with the
Ph.D. in a related field (with professional experience) required.
Experience with a single methodology.
* Terminal degree in Communication or Strategic Communication
* Methodology experience in multiple methodologies
* Three years or more of full-time online teaching experience at
the graduate levels, and a strong record of professional
* History of publication in academic or trade journals for
* Established research and/or professional content agenda.
Special Instructions for Applicants
a. “Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required
during this stage of the application process, official transcripts
for all conferred degrees (excluding Associate’s degrees) will be
required should the department select you for an interview. In the
references section of the application, please submit the names of
two professional references and one pastoral reference. Your
pastoral reference must be from your current church pastor or
someone within a leadership position within your current church.
The pastoral reference cannot be an immediate or extended family
member. If you have any questions regarding this posting, please
contact the Faculty Hiring Office at
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Pastoral Reference Letter
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Other Document
- Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
- Will you have a Ph.D. or an advanced ABD in hand by the date of