George Fox University - Faculty
  • 26-Sep-2019 to 31-Dec-2019 (PST)
  • Department of Professional Studies
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Other
  • Part Time

WORK SCHEDULE:             Part-time, distance (online) or local one night per week

START DATE:                        January 2020

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Adjunct faculty members are employed on part-time contracts on a semester-by-semester basis for specified classes or services. Local classroom courses are held from 6 pm to 10 p.m. one night a week, incorporate online activities, and sometimes include a Saturday session. Distance (online) courses require daily monitoring of student postings and interaction with students as needed.

Qualified candidates from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, New York, Ohio, and Texas are eligible to apply.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.


  • Prepare a syllabus (courses have an approved textbook and established learning outcomes. A sample syllabus may be provided)
  • Prepare instruction that reflects the established learning outcomes
  • Prepare thoroughly for each instructional hour
  • Instruct and guide the class in an efficient and effective manner
  • Maintain accurate records of student work and attendance
  • Maintain a safe and orderly learning environment
  • Assess and return student work within one week of submission; when larger projects demand more time, notify students of anticipated completion date
  • Counsel students as needed on their performance and progress in the course
  • Build and use a FoxTALE (Moodle) site
  • Attend at least one adjunct faculty meeting each calendar year and/or be active in online discussion forums
  • Remain up-to-date on technology and methods of teaching with technology
  • Stay informed about changes and innovations in area of expertise
  • Adhere to University and Department policies


  • Master's degree required; terminal degree preferred
  • Teaching experience with adults preferred
  • Experience in agile and waterfall methodologies is required.
  • A commitment to the George Fox Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement

COMPENSATION: $800 per credit hour for adjuncts who hold a master's degree; $900 per credit hour for adjuncts who hold a doctoral degree

Qualified candidates from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, New York, Ohio, and Texas are eligible to apply.

Application Procedures -  apply only through this website

When completing the online application, please upload the following as Word or .pdf documents in the section marked Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Essay Requirement:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Faith and learning essay*


Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at once.  Review of applications will begin soon and continue until the position is filled.    

**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

*INTEGRATION OF FAITH AND LEARNING ESSAY George Fox University is committed to the idea that one of the primary responsibilities of Christian higher education is to help students develop a uniquely Christian worldview. As teachers and mentors, it is important for George Fox University faculty members to integrate Christian faith and principles in all aspects of their lives. As an essential part of the application process, the University will carefully consider your response to the following: In a one-page essay (about 300 words) describe your personal Christian faith, as well as how your faith informs your teaching, scholarship, and service (including service and leadership in your church and/or in Christian ministries)


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

George Fox University - Faculty
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