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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 Fall semester

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. Classes will begin on August 27th, 2018 and end on December 7th, 2018. Fall final examinations will run from December 10th to December 12th, 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.

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 Michael Murphy for the Department of Sociology at mmurph@american.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 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 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

This course will evaluate the healthcare delivery system in the United States and the impact initiatives have on healthcare quality, cost, and access.

  • Principles of Health Information Technology & Innovation

This course introduces students to the principles and strategies used to acquire and use information technology to improve health care and to comply with United States government informatics standards and criteria.

  • Evaluating New Models of Care Delivery & Payment

This course provides an overview of emerging models of care delivery and payment and their impacts on health care providers and patients, including health care cost, quality, and outcomes.

  • Healthcare Management Capstone

The final capstone project is a culminating project that utilizes a set of skills that demonstrate maturity and professionalism in terms of strategic thinking in health care informed by an understanding of data, technology, new models of care delivery, and value-based payment.

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/52423) 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 Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (sbrook@american.edu; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.

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.

 

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The English Language and Training Academy (ELTA) at American University invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty positions starting in the Fall Semester, 2018.

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 or afternoons, Monday-Friday; no evening or weekend courses.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Responsibilities include mentoring students, contributing to the curriculum, and working closely with the ELTA Assistant Dean, Assistant Director and faculty. ELTA faculty are expected to attend monthly meetings and be active in program functions. Master's (or candidate) in TESOL or related field; 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 to elta@american.edu. American University is an AA/EEO University committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.

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 graduate course(s) in the Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) department. 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:

  • Evaluation: Quantitative Methods

This course explores quantitative methods. It provides opportunities for students to apply statistical measures to test evaluation hypotheses.

  • Data Driven Decision Making

This course explores quantitative and qualitative tools and methods for evaluating, presenting, and communicating data (big and small).

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 (http://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 Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (sbrook@american.edu; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.

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 the Decision Making and Change Management graduate course in the Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) department. This course provides the benefits of and insights into pre-implementation decision-making processes for framing and subsequently implementing strategic change. 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.

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/52420) 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 Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (sbrook@american.edu; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.

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 the Innovation Through New Technologies graduate course in the Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) department. This course will explore the impacts of key new and emerging technologies on businesses, industries and society. 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.

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/52422) 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 Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (sbrook@american.edu; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.

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 the Professional Ethics and Project Management graduate course in the Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) department. This course explores professional ethics and leadership to maximize organizational and personal success across a wide range of disciplines and fields. 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.

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 (http://apply.interfolio.com/52421) 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 Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (sbrook@american.edu; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.

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.

 

Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university prohibits discrimination and discriminatory harassment (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) against any AU community member 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").

The following persons, located at 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20016, have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the university nondiscrimination policies:

  • Dean of Students, 202-885-3300
  • Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, 202-885-2591
  • Dean of Academic Affairs, 202-885-2125

American University is required to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). In accordance with the Clery Act, each year American University prepares an Annual Security Report. This report contains campus crime statistics as well as descriptions of Public Safety's services. It is available to all applicants upon request by calling the Department of Public Safety at 202-885-2537 or the Annual Security Report is also available online.

American University is required to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). The 2008 HEOA Amendments require Title IV Institutions to collect and publish statistics related to fire and/or smoke events as well as fire prevention policies and fire safety equipment as these items pertain to residence halls owned and controlled by the institution. In accordance with the fire statistics, safety and prevention requirements of the HEOA, American University Department of Risk Management & Environmental Safety & Health prepares an Annual Fire Safety Report. This report is released annually on or before October 1. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available online or paper copies of the Annual Fire Safety Report will be provided upon request to the Risk Management & Environmental Health & Safety Department at 202-885-2537.

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