Adjunct Instructor - Online Undergrad College - General Posting

National Louis University

United States

November 10, 2021


Posting Details Term Length Varies

Position Status Part Time Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Online Undergrad College - General Posting Campus Other If other, please specify

Campus locations include: Chicago; Lisle; Wheeling; Tampa; online; and some on-site locations.

Position Summary

We are proactively recruiting at this time for openings expected in the future. The Online Undergraduate College at National Louis University seeks qualified professionals for adjunct teaching positions for online undergraduate courses. At all levels, undergraduate to doctoral, our instructors prepare educators to make a difference in schools and in the lives of students.

About NLU National Louis University (NLU) is looking to honor its past while defining a bold new future as a contemporary, comprehensive university that prepares diverse students for sustained professional success with a deep commitment to Access, Excellence, Innovation and Equity. The university is focused on inspiring and empowering all learners to be leaders ready to address tomorrow's challenges in the context of increasing global urbanization. NLU is dedicated to providing a career-building, life-changing education that is accessible to all students. The University offers 80 + programs within its five colleges: National College of Education, Kendall College of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management, Undergraduate College, College of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Business and Information Technology. The University serves over 9,700 students per year and has experienced unprecedented growth in its undergraduate programming. Most students are from Illinois, but the University also attracts students from throughout the U.S. and from around the world who take advantage of campus based, blended and online programming.

Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private not-for-profit university offering programs through the doctoral level. NLU is also classified as an Engaged Institution by the Carnegie Foundation and has been named as a top ten institution by Money Magazine where its alumni believe they are making the world “a better place.” The University has had more Golden Apple Award winners among its graduates in teacher preparation than any institution across the state. The University has a deep commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and is among the top 25 most diverse national universities according to U.S. News and World Report (2019). Graduates from NLU enter the workforce earning an estimated $43,000 per year after graduation, ranking NLU among the top five of all Illinois post-secondary schools. The University has received more than $80 million in funding for applied research projects in urban development, childhood development, school improvement, and teacher preparation. NLU recognized as a national leader in closing the post-secondary completion through its innovative approach to undergraduate education.

NLU is located in the center of Chicago's downtown loop, across the street from the Art Institute, in an area which has been recognized as America's largest campus with over 25 institutions and 50,000 students attending a college across the city. In addition, the University has several suburban locations and a Florida regional campus.


The criteria for these positions varies but we recommend that candidates have a minimum of a Master's degree plus relevant experience in the field. Earned Doctorate degree is preferred. Previous teaching experience, preferably including online teaching; plus demonstrated scholarship.

Current professional teaching experience preferred.

Posting Number ADJ483

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary

Please attach scanned or downloaded copies of official transcripts for all graduate and terminal degrees completed and for all relevant graduate coursework. Official documentation from the university(ies) via mail or e-transcript may be required if approved to teach any course(s).

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Supplemental Questions (HR Only)

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you legally eligible for employment in USA?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of previous teaching experience do you have?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is the highest level of education that you completed at an accredited institution of higher education?
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • All-But-Dissertation (ABD) in a Doctoral Program
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD, JD, DBA, etc.)
  • What is the highest level of education completed in discipline or sub-field in which you are applying to?
  • Bachelors degree in discipline or sub-field
  • 18 graduate semester credits in discipline or sub-field
  • Master's degree or higher in discipline or sub-field
  • Doctoral degree in discipline or sub-field
  • Do you live in one of the following states? Arizona - California - Delaware - Florida - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Maryland - Michigan – Minnesota - North Carolina - Oklahoma - Virginia - Wisconsin - Texas - Washington - New Jersey - Kentucky
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcript A
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Transcript B
  • Transcript C
  • Other (Licenses, Certifications, Etc.)
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