• Online Visiting Professor (part time/adjunct) - Religion

    Location US-Virtual | US-Online
    Job ID
    2018-102193
    Institution
    Chamberlain University
    Department
    Faculty
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Chamberlain University seeks to welcome Online Part Time Visiting Professors of Religion to our undergraduate degree programs, building long-term relationships with superior educators who have high professional standards, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education.  From the convenience of your home or office, you can make a valuable contribution to the success of students preparing to enter and advance in their career field. 

     

    The typical course of instruction may include: 

     

    RELI448 - Comparative Religions

    Through study of the world’s major and minor religions, along with indigenous religions and cults, this course helps students understand the varieties and commonalities of the human religious experience, with emphasis on both individual and group phenomena. Students compare the core elements of religion through analysis of religious belief in practice, and the ways elements are depicted in philosophy, theology and social sciences. Students also learn to formulate their own views on the role of religion in human affairs.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develops and provides students with an approved syllabus which includes the terminal course objectives.
    • Uses appropriate technological options for online technologies and course-related software, including Websites, e-mail, and online discussions for preparing the course and making it accessible to students.
    • Models effective strategized communications that engage online students, provide clarity, and improve student learning.
    • Sets clear expectations for the course by publishing course terminal objectives, assignment/examinations dates, and weight the distribution of various evaluation categories.
    • Ensures that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives.
    • Demonstrates consistency and fairness in the preparation and grading of exams, and provide timely feedback to students.

    Qualifications

    You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet the following criteria:

    • A Master's or PhD degree in Religion or closely related field with an emphasis in ethics along with 18+ earned graduate credit hours directly in the field of instruction
    • Candidates with prior higher education teaching experience, especially online, are strongly encouraged to apply
    • Solid subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills
    • Excellent motivational and instructional skills to be effective in a non-traditional environment
    • Must be able to work in a collegial manner and facilitate the efforts of diverse groups

    Chamberlain University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 

     

    Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain College of Nursing might be right for you.

    We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

    As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

    If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.

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