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About Pennoni Honors College/Academic Programs
The Pennoni Honors College at Drexel University is a place of
innovation, creativity, and intellectual exchange. There are many
different units within the Pennoni Honors College which offer a
range and depth of offerings unique among Honors Colleges in the
country. Involvement with the College helps students become the
best they can be: broadly educated, socially engaged, and
culturally and intellectually fulfilled.
A core branch of the Pennoni Honors College is the Honors Program.
The Honors Program Community is comprised of active and curious
undergraduate learners who represent nearly every major and
discipline at Drexel University. Through discussion-based courses,
the Honors Program allows students to explore diverse topics and
perspectives while meeting faculty and students outside of their
majors and academic concentrations.
The Pennoni Honors College invites applications for adjunct faculty
positions to teach in the Honors Program in the 2022-2023 Academic
Year. Available Honors courses include Honors Colloquia and Great
Works courses which are customizable to the candidate’s degree
field and area of expertise. The Honors Program aims to offer
courses in a wide variety of subject focus areas and, as such, we
invite candidates of all industry areas to apply.
- Honors Colloquia are three credit courses which give students
the opportunity to expand their learning beyond the scope of their
majors through unique cross-disciplinary topics. These courses are
developed to expand knowledge outside of a student’s field of
- Great Works are one credit courses designed for an in-depth
exploration, reading, discussion, or analysis of great books, great
art, great films, etc., over the course of a term in a small group
All Honors classes are small, discussion-based courses that are
often cross-disciplinary in nature and unique offerings not offered
elsewhere at the University. We encourage you to explore some of
our past course offerings to get a better understanding of the
courses we aim to offer.
If hired, adjunct faculty members will employ a variety of
strategies to foster student learning and discussion, as well as
encourage active learning in all students. Honors Program faculty
are expected to maintain proper course-related records, evaluate
student work, and provide student with timely feedback as to the
progress toward meeting the objectives of the course. Each adjunct
faculty member is responsible for effectively teaching students in
the assigned classroom or online setting. Each adjunct faculty
member is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of
the Honors Program within the Pennoni Honors College.
Responsibilities may include teaching days, evenings, nights and
Applicant credentials will be kept on file until 6/31/2023.
- Teach the required number of credit hours per quarter based on
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the teaching of
undergraduate students, teaching methodology, curriculum
development and evaluation.
- Evaluate student achievement of curricular
- Schedule one office hour per week either virtually or in-person
for student availability
- Schedule administrative time for classroom preparation.
- Maintain communication with the Director and Assistant Director
of Academic Operations regarding any course or student issues.
- Perform other similar duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in the related field of proposed elective is
- Demonstrable academic and/or professional experience
commensurate with course content and requirements
- Demonstrable experience in teaching, also remote/online if so
required, and in using electronic learning environment, preferable
University City – Philadelphia, PA
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when
submitting your application at http://careers.drexel.edu/cw/en-us/job/498268
To assist in our review of your qualifications, the following
documentation is requested but not required:
- Sample syllabus for a course you might propose to teach in
- Teaching statement or teaching philosophy
Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is
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