The School of International Service (SIS) at American University
invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach 3-credit courses
for our undergraduate degree ( B.A. in
) and our portfolio of on-campus professional graduate degree programs.
Position responsibilities include designing and delivering a
15-week course, completing all grading, and developing session
plans and assignments. Each course includes a 150 mins/week of
on-campus instruction. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold office
hours, provide assignment feedback, submit final grades and
troubleshoot classroom issues.
We are looking for adjunct faculty to teach the following courses
in following areas:
- Statistics/quant methods in international affairs
- Program design, monitoring, and evaluation
- Research design
- Global environmental policy
- Human Rights
- International economics
- International development & development policy
- International and Intercultural communication
- International/national security
- Peace and conflict resolution
- Identity, race, gender, and culture
- US Foreign Policy
The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or a terminal degree in an
applicable field or equivalent (MA/MS and ten years of professional
experience). Teaching experience at the college level is highly
preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules
will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths.
Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing
budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.
Interested applicants should submit the following documents: Cover
Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching
Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which SIS class(es)
you are interested in teaching); Recent Course Evaluations (if
applicable); and three professional references. All application
materials are treated as confidential per American University
Requests for additional information and submissions should be
sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Questions about adjunct faculty teaching opportunities at the
undergraduate level can be directed to Assistant Dean Rose Shinko
Questions about adjunct teaching opportunities at the Masters level
can be directed to Assistant Dean Mike Schroeder at email@example.com
American University is an AA/EEO employer.