Adjunct Instructor

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Troy University
## Job Summary
The College of Communication and Fine Arts is seeking Adjunct Instructors for the following areas within the Hall School of Journalism and Communication: Communication Studies, Journalism, Multimedia Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Strategic Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, or Public Information.
The department is building a pool of applicants from which to hire qualified candidates to teach on an adjunct basis as needs develop.
Adjunct faculty members are employed to provide specific courses on an as-needed basis. Contracts for adjunct faculty members are issued on a semester/term basis. Adjunct instructors are expected to be available for a reasonable amount of time for each course taught to counsel students regarding course work.
## Minimum Qualifications
1. Minimum of a Master's degree in the teaching discipline (Communication Studies, Journalism, Strategic Communication, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, or a directly related discipline), or a Master's degree in any discipline with a concentration (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours or 30 graduate quarter hours) in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution (Graduate students in the final stages of earning their advanced degree in a related discipline may apply, but the degree must be awarded prior to being assigned any teaching responsibilities for the Hall School of Journalism and Communication.)
## Preferred Qualifications
1. Previous online teaching experience with the "Blackboard" learning management system
2. Teaching experience in a traditional classroom environment or experience in an online educational environment
3. Prior professional experience in the field of or a related field
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Posting Number: F0165P
Position Title: Adjunct Instructor
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty
Department: Hall School of Journalism - Global
Division: College of Communication and Fine Art
Campus: Global
Faculty Rank: Adjunct Faculty
If Faculty position: Adjunct
Is this position tenure track or non-tenure track?: Non-Tenure Track
Work Status: Adjunct
Temporary: Yes
Location: Brunswick, GA - G04
Will this position require driving (personal vehicle, university vehicle, utility vehicle, or golf cart) in order to perform the job duties?: No
Work Hours: To be determined. eTROY, Troy University's online program, employs an online teaching format, which emphasizes significant student-faculty interaction. The Troy, Montgomery, Dothan, Phenix City and Global campuses employ traditional face-to-face teaching formats and significant student-faculty interaction.
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position: None
Does this position have supervisory responsibility?: No
Posting Date: 10/16/2014
Open Until Filled: Yes
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