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The School of International Service (SIS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to lead a 3-credit online graduate course for the International Relations Online Program. Degrees offered online include Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR), Master of International Service Executive Program (MIS), and Master of Science in International Relations and Business (MSIRB). Courses are fully online and offered over 15-week terms (MAIR and MIS) and 10-week terms (MSIRB). All online courses are hybrid, comprised of asynchronous content and synchronous sessions lead weekly by adjunct faculty.

Position responsibilities include navigating the 2IR LMS and facilitating live sessions on the Zoom platform, supporting student needs, completing all grading, and developing session plans with faculty coordinators and other section leaders to provide a high quality interactive learning experience for students. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the designated faculty coordinators regarding the progress of the class. Live sessions complement the asynchronous content and adjunct faculty are expected to develop session activities that incorporate asynchronous content. Areas of instruction include, but are not limited to, international relations theory, economics, quantitative methods, project design, monitoring and evaluation, intercultural communication, security, foreign policy, international negotiation, conflict resolution, international development, and statistics.

To further explore the specific course offerings, and for more information on the SIS online degree programs and courses, visit: https://ironline.american.edu/.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with 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. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit the following documents to sisonline@american.edu: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which SIS Online class(es) you are interested in teaching); Recent Course Evaluations (if applicable); and three professional references. All application materials will be treated as confidential per American University policy.

Requests for additional information and submissions should be sent to sisonline@american.edu.

American University is an AA/EEO employer.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a number of adjunct faculty positions for Academic Year 2020-2021. Rank will depend on terminal degree. The search will continue until December 10th, 2020. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Applicants should hold a Masters (initial rank: Adjunct Instructor) or a PhD (initial rank: Adjunct Professorial Lecturer). Some teaching experience in service level statistics courses is preferred. The successful applicant will be appointed to teach a maximum of 2 courses during Spring 2021. Assignments in subsequent academic years are possible.

Salary is competitive, and is determined by the number of courses to which the successful applicant is assigned. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit application to http://apply.interfolio.com/79174. Include a curriculum vitae, a letter of recommendation, and recent teaching evaluations (when possible). Please contact Chris Mitchell, Director of Undergraduate Studies, 202-885-6947 or mitchell@american.edu if you have any questions. There will be a telephone interview conducted by Chris Mitchell.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including recently developed MS degrees in Data Science and the Mathematics of Information Science and Security. The Department is organized under the College of Arts and Sciences, which is where scholarship in the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences is pursued. Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at https://www.american.edu/cas/ , and about the department at https://www.american.edu/cas/mathstat/ .

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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 American University Game Lab at American University has several adjunct teaching positions available at various areas and levels of a graduate curriculum in Fall 2018 and beyond.

The ideal candidate will hold a graduate degree in game design, digital art, Interactive Media or a related field or alternatively have at least 5 years of professional experience in the games. 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:

Send electronic submissions to pietrosz@american.edu and ncusick@american.edu (electronic submissions strongly encouraged). Applications will be considered until positions are filled.

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

American University's Kogod School of Business invites applications for section leaders, an adjunct faculty appointment, to teach in the Kogod School of Business Online Graduate degree programs.

Degrees offered online include Master of Business Administration, Master of Science Business Analytics, Master of Science Marketing Analytics, and Master of Science International Relations and Business.

The position responsibilities include teaching live sessions in our online Master's programs over the Zoom 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 at least a master's degree in their area of expertise and relevant professional experience. Ph.D Preferred. 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.

Interested applicants should submit the following documents to KSBTeachingOnline@american.edu: 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.

Requests for information and submissions should be sent to KSBTeachingOnline@american.edu

The English Language and Training Academy (ELTA) at American University invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty positions in ESL starting in the Fall Semester, 2019.

Seeking experienced ESL instructors to teach at the English Language and Training Academy (ELTA). Courses range from intermediate to advanced levels in all skill areas, including content-based courses for university credit. Courses meet in the mornings, afternoons, or evenings, Monday-Friday; no weekend courses.

QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities include contributing to the curriculum, collaborating with colleagues and staff, holding office hours, and attending faculty meetings. Master’s (or candidate) in TESOL, Education, Linguistics or related field preferred; strong interpersonal skills with evidence of a high level of cultural sensitivity.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. American University is an AA/EEO University committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Applications must be submitted electronically at elta@american.edu. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach non-credit online courses for LSAT preparation. LSAT Test Preparation course offers 24 instructional hours on LSAT test preparation. Students are provided with the textbook and two practice exams.

Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful in the LSAT exam. Courses are synchronous, 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.

For more information on the course, visit: https://www.american.edu/spexs/testprep/lsat-prep-course.cfm

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an Official LSAT score of 172 or more. Experience practicing law is preferred but not required. Experience teaching LSAT prep courses and/or teaching test preparation course online is also preferred. Should be able to teach each of the sections of the LSAT exam. Availability to teach synchronous evening online courses is a must. Prior use of the Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate platform as an instructor is a plus. If you are interested in applying for this position please send an email and cover letter to spexscontinuinged@american.edu with the following subject in the email: LSAT Prep Adjunct Position. All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy.

Compensation: $1,850 per section.

https://apply.interfolio.com/76660

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  • Dean of Students, 202-885-3300
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