Employment Classifications Adjunct Teaching & Research Faculty
Working Title Adjunct Faculty
Posting Number A00123P
Work Location Roanoke
Division Academic Affairs-10
College/Unit Science & Technology-1170
Department Physics Program-11703
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
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.
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.
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
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
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sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin,
religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational
programs, activities, admission or employment practices.
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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.
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Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
Current Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Recommendation #1
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letter of Recommendation #2
Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness and Scholarly Activity