Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline or have the
equivalent in training and experience.
“Terminal degree” refers to the highest degree
awarded in a discipline. The doctorate is the terminal degree for
most disciplines represented at Auburn University at
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School of Sciences
Nine (9) Months
Special Instructions to Applicant:
The Department is accepting applications for Adjunct Instructors
for possible openings in teaching lecture and laboratory sections
of courses in the Physical Sciences. These and other openings may
become available for the Summer semester 2013 and beyond. Potential
needs include: General Chemistry I and II, Introduction to Physical
Science, Introduction to Astronomy, Introduction to Earth Science,
General Physics I and II. In addition, Introduction to Physical
Science to be taught on the Auburn Main Campus as part of the
Seamless enrollment program.
Please complete the online application and attach a C.V. (resume),
list of professional references, and a transcript documenting
graduate coursework. An official transcript will be required upon
Adjunct Faculty are part-time faculty teaching undergraduate or
graduate courses in the core and specialty curriculum of the
discipline. The Adjunct Faculty member performs duties relating to
instruction including, but not limited to: teaching assigned
courses based upon the syllabus and the posted faculty
expectations, participating in classroom discussion, grading
assignments and promptly responding to student inquiries. Adjunct
faculty positions are assigned on a term-to-term basis.
Knowledge and insights gained from the exploration of his/her area
Ability to communicate to students and professional peers
Ability to perform successfully the professional duties
Ability to demonstrate academic ability.
Candidates for undergraduate positions must possess a Master’s
Degree in the teaching discipline, or have a Master’s Degree in any
related discipline and 18 graduate semester hours (30 quarter
hours) in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited
Candidates for graduate positions must hold a terminal degree
(Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in the teaching discipline.
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Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Professional Reference Sheet
- Additional Transcript(s)
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