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Adjunct Professor - Ph.D - Methodologist

Liberty University
Virginia, United States
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Posted Date
Apr 15, 2022
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Adjunct Faculty


Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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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 research.

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 Internet/e-mail.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in a related field (with professional experience) required. Experience with a single methodology.

Preferred Qualifications

* 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 achievement.
* History of publication in academic or trade journals for communication.
* Established research and/or professional content agenda.

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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 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 .

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Pastoral Reference Letter
  6. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  7. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
  8. Unofficial Transcript 3
  9. Other Document
  10. Career Mobility Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Website
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  2. Will you have a Ph.D. or an advanced ABD in hand by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No

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