George Fox University - Faculty
  • 23-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Department of Professional Studies
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Part Time

George Fox University announces a part-time, adjunct instructor position in the School of Professional Studies, to begin in spring or summer 2021. This is a part-time, as-needed position teaching adult learners. The School of Professional Studies offers degree completion courses in a condensed format both in-person and online.  

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.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare a syllabus and course site (all classes have an approved textbook and established learning outcomes, and sample syllabi are typically provided.)
  • Prepare instruction that reflects the established learning outcomes
  • Prepare thoroughly for each instructional hour and/or week
  • Instruct and guide students in an efficient and effective manner
  • Maintain accurate records of student work and attendance
  • Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment
  • Grade and return student work within one week of submission
  • Counsel students as needed on their performance and progress in the course
  • Use the Moodle learning management system for all course work
  • Attend at least one professional development event each calendar year
  • Remain up-to-date on technology and methods of teaching with technology
  • Stay informed about changes and innovations in your field
  • Adhere to University and School policy guides

Qualifications

  • Master's degree required; terminal degree preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching preferred
  • Graduate degree and/or extensive experience in the subject area is required
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of students is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.
  • Candidates must have legal authority to permanently work in the U.S. and be a resident of one of the following states: Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, New York, Ohio, Texas.

 Application Procedures  - kindly 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*

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. 

 Review of applications will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.    

 

Questions may be directed to:

Michelle Shelton, EdD, MA

Assistant Professor of Professional Studies

Lead Faculty, Social and Behavioral Studies program

sheltonm@georgefox.edu

*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)

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