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Adjunct Faculty Open Positions

The Graphic Design program at American University has several adjunct teaching positions available at various areas and levels of an undergraduate curriculum in Fall 2015 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.

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 School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) at American University invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position teaching in the Summer 2016 Global Maximum Educational Opportunities (G-MEO) Summer Study Tour.

Teaching rank and pay depend on credentials. Dates of teaching are from approximately July 25 – July 30 (dates may change slightly) and each day has seminars in the morning and site visits/speakers in the afternoon. Sufficient preparation must be made prior to the start date and certain site visits and speakers are required. Please note, this program is comprised of Chinese undergraduate-level students and their English language abilities vary greatly. This is a non-credit course.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should hold a Masters or PhD or a terminal degree in any of the following field(s); teaching experience is required.

•American Political Systems

•International Relations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Review of applications will begin on April 14, 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled. Hiring is subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment. Please submit applications via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/34738 – do not email application materials. Include a letter of application addressing relevant teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, and a list of three references with their name, title, phone, and email, via Interfolio. Please contact Jason Fabrikant, Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs by phone at 202-895-4907, or email at fabrikan@american.edu if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University visit www.american.edu.

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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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.

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 Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty position to teach in the fall 2016 semester. 

Applicants must have a Master’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related field, and should have demonstrated capacity for teaching.  Applicants must meet requirements to receive and maintain an adjunct teaching appointment at American University. The Introduction to Computer Science I course will have up to 27 students enrolled, and will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:20 am – 12:35 pm during the fall semester, which runs from August 29 – December 19, 2016. Please submit a résumé and cover letter detailing applicant’s related experience to cs@american.edu. Review of application will begin immediately. 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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