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The Graphic Design program at American University has several adjunct teaching positions available at various areas and levels of an undergraduate curriculum in Spring 2017 and beyond.

The ideal candidate will hold an MFA in graphic design or alternatively have at least 5 years of professional experience in the design field. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths.

Send letter of application, C.V., 10-15 samples of personal work (or links to online portfolio) and samples of past students' work if available, and three letters of reference to: Graphic Design: Adjunct Search, Chemi Montes, Program Director, Department of Art, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016-8004. Send electronic submissions to cmontes@american.edu and saure@american.edu (electronic submissions strongly encouraged). Applications will be considered until positions are filled.

The Department of Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty to teach WRTG 100 – College Writing in the 2018 Spring and Summer semesters.

Completion of WRTG-100 College Writing and WRTG-101 College Writing Seminar fulfills the university College Writing and Writing Proficiency Requirement. The class will have up to 19 students enrolled. Fall semester sections will meet for 75 minutes on Tuesdays and Fridays or Mondays and Thursdays. Spring 2018 classes begin January 16, 2018 and end April 30, 2018. Summer 2018 classes run in varied sessions from late May 2018 to August 2018.

Applicants should hold an MA in English or Rhetoric and Composition, MFA in Creative Writing or other terminal degree and a demonstrated capacity for teaching. Applicants must meet requirements to receive and maintain an adjunct teaching appointment at American University. Please submit a résumé and cover letter detailing applicant's related experience to: Search Committee, Department of Literature, American University, Washington, DC 20016-8047. Send electronic submissions to: burgtorf@american.edu (electronic submissions strongly encouraged).

American University is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Women and minority candidates strongly encouraged to apply. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University is seeking a part-time Adjunct Faculty Member to teach SOCY-110: Views from the Global South, during the Spring semester of 2018. The course meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12:55 – 2:10 PM January 16 through May 8, 2018.

The course is both a gateway to the sociology major and part of the General Education curriculum (Area 3. Global and cross cultural experience). It presents a sociological approach to the Global South through study of the works of its own intellectuals and political leaders, linking texts to context; through reflections on the development of the "Third World" and critical engagement with the dilemmas of and contemporary issues facing the Global South. A course syllabus and other material will be provided to the instructor, although she or he will have discretion to adapt them to meet instructional goals.

The ideal candidate will hold (or be close to completing) a doctorate in sociology or anthropology or a related field and will possess a strong understanding of the Global South. In addition, candidates should have successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and should provide relevant course evaluation, if available, as part of the application package.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and (if possible) copies of recent teaching evaluations. Please submit applications electronically to Sandra Linden, Senior Administrative Assistant for the Department of Sociology at slinden@american.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

American University's Kogod School of Business invites applications for section leaders, an adjunct faculty appointment to teach in the online MBA and MS Analytics programs.

The position responsibilities include teaching live sessions in our online Master's program over the Adobe Connect platform and the 2KSB LMS, supporting students and collaborating with the coordinating faculty and other section leaders to provide a high quality interactive learning experience for students. Teaching modules are 10 weeks and each week the faculty member leads the live sessions, holds online office hours, provides assignment feedback, and consults with the designated coordinating faculty on the progress of the class. The live sessions complement the asynchronous lectures and faculty are expected to coordinate session activities with asynchronous content. Areas of instruction include, but are not limited to, accounting, analytics, business law, finance, information technology, international business, management, and statistics.

Successful candidates will hold masters degrees' in their area of expertise and relevant professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths.

Applications are completed at our recruiter site and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which KSB class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach and list of professional references. Optional documents include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to send evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant.) All letters of reference will be treated as confidential per American University policy.

Established in 1955, the Kogod School of Business offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is one of the leading business schools in Washington, DC. Kogod encourages interdisciplinary study through collaboration with other academic programs within American University. Learn more about Kogod at http://www.kogod.american.edu/.

Requests for information should be sent to onlinebusiness@american.edu.

The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach graduate course(s) in the Graduate Programs and Online Learning Professional Skills Core. Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class. Courses include:

  • Emerging Technology Trends
  • Intercultural Communication for Professionals
  • Introduction to Decision Science
  • Professional Ethics and Project Leadership
  • Design Thinking
  • Client Communications and Professional Consulting
  • Evaluation: Qualitative Methods
  • Evaluation: Quantitative Methods
  • Evaluation Sciences
  • Project-Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Analytical Business Writing

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.

Applications must be completed at our Interfolio site ( apply.interfolio.com/39016) and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach, and list of three professional references. An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to upload evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant.) to our Interfolio site. All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Bobbe Baggio, Assoc. Dean of Online Learning (baggio@american.edu; 202-895-4924), if you have any questions.

The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach course(s) in the online MS in Evaluation and Measurement. Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class. Courses include:

  • Principles and Theories of Evaluation
  • Evaluation Approaches and Design
  • Emerging trends in Evaluation Sciences
  • Evaluation Science Capstone
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

    The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Applications must be completed at our Interfolio site ( apply.interfolio.com/39009) and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach, and list of three professional references. An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to upload evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant.) to our Interfolio site. All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Beverly Peters, Program Director (bepeters@american.edu; 202-895-4916), or Bobbe Baggio, Assoc. Dean of Online Learning (baggio@american.edu; 202-895-4924), if you have any questions.

The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach course(s) in the online MS in Healthcare Management. Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.

Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class. Courses include:

  • Standards and Systems in U.S. Healthcare
  • Principles of Health Information Technology and Innovation
  • Strategic Partnerships in Healthcare Transformation
  • Managing Information Risk in Healthcare
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  • Evaluating New Models of Care Delivery and Payment
  • Healthcare Management Capstone
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    QUALIFICATIONS:

    The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Applications must be completed at our Interfolio site ( apply.interfolio.com/38998) and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach, and list of three professional references. An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to upload evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant) to our Interfolio site. All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Eric Oestmann, Program Director (oestmann@american.edu), or Bobbe Baggio, Assoc. Dean of Online Learning (baggio@american.edu; 202-895-4924) if you have any questions.

The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach course(s) in the online MS in Sports Analytics & Management. Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.

Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class. Courses include:

  • Strategic Management for Sports Organizations
  • Sports Analytics and Social Engagement
  • Digital Enterprises in Sports
  • Sports Technology and Innovation
  • Sports Analytics and Management Capstone

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications must be completed at our Interfolio site apply.interfolio.com/39014) and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach, and list of three professional references. An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to upload evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant.) to our Interfolio site All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Matt Winkler, Program Director (winkler@american.edu), or Bobbe Baggio, Assoc. Dean of Online Learning (baggio@american.edu; 202-895-4924) if you have any questions.


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