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Adjunct Professor - School of Health Sciences Online, All
Does this position require driving?
Megan Bishop or Dr. Brendan Haynie
Contact Phone Ext
434-592-6530 or 434-582-7447
Job Summary/Basic Function
We are seeking online adjunct faculty members to teach students in
graduate and undergraduate programs within the School of Health
Sciences. The School of Health Sciences exists to prepare men and
women in the sciences and health professions through the
integration of current scientific thought and the biblical
worldview. The School of Health Sciences contains three
departments: The Department of Biology & Chemistry, the
Department of Allied Health Professions and the Department of
Public & Community Health. We offer a variety of programs
online and are adding new programs yearly.
Adjunct positions are available in the following programs:
- Health Sciences (PhD or DHS /DHSc in Health Sciences)
- Nutrition (Doctorate required)
- Medical/Biomedical Sciences (Doctorate required)
- Public Health (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Nutrition,
- Environmental Sciences ( GIS ) (DrPH/PhD/ DHS preferred from CEPH
Teaching responsibilities will include preparing and disseminating
weekly announcements, communicating with students via e-mails,
preparing course videos, moderating discussion board forums, and
grading weekly. The adjunct will be expected to respond to e-mails
within 24-36 hours and will grade student’s assignments, giving
substantive feedback within 5-6 days of the assignment submission.
The adjunct will also carry out administrative responsibilities as
directed by their Instructional Mentor, Faculty Support
Coordinator, Online Chair, or Online Dean; these administrative
tasks include roster verification, reporting items, and timely
submission of final grades, etc.
Faculty are expected to agree with and live by the University
Doctrinal Statement https://www.liberty.edu/aboutliberty/index.cfm?
Terminal degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the content
area of instruction for all graduate level courses.
Masters degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the content
area of instruction for all undergraduate level courses.
Faculty must be able to contribute to the Evangelical Christian
mission of the university. Candidates must be compatible with the
Biblical young earth creationist perspective.
Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in an online
environment. Experience in the discipline.
Special Instructions for Applicants
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
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
If you have any questions regarding this posting, please
contact the Faculty Hiring Office at FacultyHiring@liberty.edu
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Career Mobility Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
- Pastoral Reference Letter
- Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).