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Adjunct Faculty Positions

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of La Verne is pleased to advertise the following part-time adjunct employment opportunities for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants must apply by submitting the following documents and information: 

  • Cover Letter stating your interest in teaching part-time in the respective department.
    • List courses you are able to teach
    • List your availability to teach
  • Curriculum Vitae with complete education and employment history
  • Applicants must list in the SUBJECT LINE: ADJUNCT APPLICATION FOR [LIST DEPARTMENT]

Once your materials are received, they will be shared with the appropriate departments. The acceptance and review of materials does not guarantee a teaching assignment will be available. The department will be in contact with you if an opportunity is available.

Department Teaching Opportunities/Courses Minimum Qualifications
English The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of [English] courses including, but not limited to: British and American Literature survey courses, Linguistics, British and American Novel courses, Poetry and range of upper level specializations in poetry, upper level specializations in literary periods, major authors, world literatures, post-colonial, diaspora, ethnic literatures In English (British and American). Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in English with some teaching at the collegiate-level. Or a record of publications in poetry or prose that
complements the English department’s interests as suggested by the range of courses listed above.
Kinesiology The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Kinesiology courses including, but not limited to: Fitness for Life (KINE 001), Yoga (KINE 007), Hip Hop Dance (KINE 032), Health & Physical Fitness Strategies (KINE 151), Coaching Youth Sports (KINE 220), Exercise Testing & Prescription (KINE 300), Group Exercise Instruction & Management (KINE 307), Biomechanics (KINE 323), Foundations of Strength & Conditioning (KINE 346), Anatomical Kinesiology (KINE 355), Strength Training Techniques (KINE 356), Nutrition & Health (KINE 360), Motor Development (KINE 380), Motor Learning (KINE 381), Exercise & Rehabilitation (KINE 410). Master’s in Kinesiology or related area with at least 2 years of teaching at the collegiate-level.
OR
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Kinesiology or related area with at least two years of teaching at the collegiate-level.
Legal Studies The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Legal Studies courses including, but not limited to: Introduction to Law and Paralegal, Legal Research and Writing, Law Office Computer Applications, Advanced On-Line Research, Litigation, Torts, Contracts, Family Law, Property Law, Business Organizations, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Immigration Law, Wills, Trusts and Probate, E Discovery, Criminal Law. Master’s in Education, Organizational Management, or other subject with three teaching at the collegiate-level and experience working with
paralegals.
OR
J.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Law with one year teaching at the collegiate-level and experience working with paralegals.
Philosophy The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Philosophy courses including, but not limited to:

  • PHIL 110: Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 330: Introduction to Ethics
Master’s in Philosophy with 1 year teaching at the collegiate level.
OR
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in religion.
Photography The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Photography courses including, but not limited to: Photography, including photographic techniques, history of photography and study of visual media. Master’s or MFA in Photography or Visual Studies with one year teaching at the collegiate-level.
OR
Master’s, MFA or Ph.D. in History of Photography or Visual Studies with one year teaching at the collegiate-level.
Religion The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Religion courses including, but not limited to:

  • REL 100: Introduction to Religion
  • REL 220: Bible 1
  • REL 230: Bible 2
Master’s in Religion with 1 year teaching at the collegiate-level.
OR
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in religion.
Theatre Arts The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Theatre Arts courses including, but not limited to: Design (scenic, lighting, costume), Acting (voice, movement), Theatre History, Literature, Playwriting, Introduction to Theatre. Master’s in Theatre with three teaching at the collegiate-level.
OR
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Theatre with two years teaching at the collegiate level.
Natural Science Division
Biology The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of biology courses including, but not limited to: General Biology, Animal Biology & Environmental Biology or Microbiology and Human Anatomy/Physiology, and the associated laboratories Master’s in Biology with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred),
OR
Ph.D. in Biology with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred).
Chemistry The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Chemistry  courses including, but not limited to: Introductory Chemistry, Topics in Modern Chemistry, Energy Issues, General Chemistry, and associated laboratories. Master’s in Chemistry with at least two (2) years of teaching at the collegiate-level. OR Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Chemistry or related field.
Computer Science The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Computer Science courses (Face to face and/or Online) including, but not limited to: Programming in C++, C#, Python, Data Structures, Cyber Security, Database Management Systems, Principles of Computer Networks, Systems Architecture, Discrete Mathematics. Master’s in Computer Science with at least two (2) years of teaching at the collegiate-level.
OR
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Computer Science or related field.
Mathematics The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of mathematics courses including, but not limited to: Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus I. Master’s in Mathematics with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred),
OR
Ph.D. in Mathematics with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred).
Physics The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of physics courses including, but not limited to: Conceptual Physics, Astronomy, Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, and associated laboratories. Master’s in physics or related field with 2 years teaching at the collegiate-level.

OR

Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in physics or related field with 1 year teaching at the collegiate-level.

OR

The Equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions.