Adjunct Faculty

Radford University

United States

February 10, 2022

Description

Posting Details Employment Classifications Adjunct Teaching & Research Faculty

Rank Instructor Working Title Adjunct Faculty Posting Number A00123P Work Location Roanoke Division Academic Affairs-10 College/Unit Science & Technology-1170 Department Physics Program-11703 Discipline Physics Appointment Term 3 year appointment contract as assigned Full Time/Part Time Part Time Contact Name for Applicant Brett Taylor Contact Phone for Applicant 540-831-6147 Work Schedule

As assigned. Possible nights and weekends

Chief Objective of Position

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching the introductory physics courses at the RUC site in Roanoke beginning the Fall 2022 semester.

Adjunct faculty positions supplement the faculty of a department whenever additional faculty are needed. Adjunct faculty hold, as defined by their letter of appointment, without eligibility for tenure; where authorized by the Dean, adjunct appointments may be renewed. Adjunct appointments do not guarantee course assignments.

Job Summary Physical Demands Required Qualifications

All faculty must have at least a Master's degree in the field/discipline in which they are teaching with 18 hours of course work related to the course(s) being taught. In some cases, subject to the approval by the Provost, a faculty member could be recommended for appointment based on substitution of significant experience for the degree.

Preferred Qualifications Education

Adjunct faculty must hold an advanced degree or equivalent credentials based on experience consistent with accreditation criteria of the discipline and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). All faculty must have at least a Master's degree in the field in which they are teaching with 18 graduate hours of course work related to the specified discipline. In some cases, subject to the approval by the Provost, recommendation for appointment may be based on the substitution of significant experience for the degree. A memo from the Dean placed in the instructor's personnel file is required to justify an exception to the accreditation standards of SACS and must include certification of the knowledge and skills.

Posting Date 01/10/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of transcripts of post-secondary course work with the application. If the applicant's official transcripts are on file in the Office of the Provost, a statement indicating such, must be submitted in lieu of the documents with the application. Official transcripts of all post-secondary course work will be required upon selection for hire.

Upon hiring, official transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of the Provost, Attention: Transcript Clerk/Coordinator, Campus P. O. Box 6910, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142

Adjunct instructors must attend a scheduled adjunct orientation as offered upon appointment. Orientation date and time will be announced.

Employment Conditions Must have a criminal background check Alternate work schedule Required job related Licenses Describe other job related licenses and/or certifications Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Radford University publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at Radford.edu/police. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the Radford University Police Department located at 810 East Main Street PO Box 6883, Radford, VA, 24142.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation in the application process please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.radford.edu/postings/10607

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts-Grad Level
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Other
  • Letter of Recommendation #1
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Letter of Recommendation #2
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness and Scholarly Activity
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