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Adjunct Faculty, Education

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Posting Details

Position Description

Posting Number 201200041P
Position Title Adjunct Faculty, Education
Department School of Education: Education
Position Description Revised/updated position description attached
Position Summary

The responsibilities for this position will include some or all of the following: teaching education methods courses, professional service, cooperative extension, administrative responsibilities, supervising field placements. Your responsibilities may include involvement in off-campus, evening or weekend duties. Your academic department may also provide you with more specific set of job expectations.


Master’s degree in related field plus a minimum of two years public school teaching experience


Excellent communications are essential and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service and technology application in the classroom.

Demonstrated mastery of subject matter or discipline.

Demonstrated ability to teach and evaluate undergraduate students.

Knowledge of competency-based education.

Familiarity with instructional techniques designed to reach students of varying preparation levels and abilities.

Physical Requirements

Position requires sitting and standing for long periods of time.
Position requires the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time.
Position additional hours for meeting and events, including evening and weekends may be required

Essential Functions

Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom and in immediate preparation for them; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies; reviewing written examinations and papers; evaluating presentations; and supervising independent study projects. Professional peer review is an essential feature of effective teaching.

Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve your profession, the community, the state, the nation, and the world.

Cooperative extension includes identifying current needs, adapting research results into contemporary language, presenting research-supported information and education to the people of the state, providing leadership in identifying and presenting cutting-edge technology in their discipline, developing interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving, and collaborating with research and teaching faculty to stay current in their fields.

Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, grading course work, submitting final grades.

Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public.

Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as in the policy manuals.

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Posting Information

Number of Available Positions 2
Work Location Greenspring (00)
Position Category Faculty
Position Type Adjunct Faculty (501000)
Months/Year 4
Hrs/Week 3
If scheduled to work less than 12 months, beginning date 01/13/2014
Ending Date 05/09/2014
FLSA Exempt
Payroll Monthly
Recruitment Instructions Open to All Applicants
Posting Date 09/27/2013
Closing Date/Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Master's degree?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  2. In what discipline is your Master's degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Do you have college level teaching experience?
    • No Response
    • 1 - 3 years
    • 4 - 6 years
    • Greater than 6 years
    • Graduate Assistant teaching experience
    • None
  4. Please describe your teaching style.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. How much teaching experience do you have in the subject area?
    • None
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 3 to 5 years
    • More than 5 years

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application