Adjunct Faculty in Principles of American Government
La Salle University, Department of Social Sciences
United States

Position Summary

The BUSCA Program on our Philadelphia campus is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach Principles of American Government, a core class for students in our associate degree program. As BUSCA is a program for English Language Learners, all instructors are expected to teach students the content specific to the assigned course as well as help students develop their English language skills. Courses are taught at night from 6:15-8:55 PM.

Essential Duties

  • Prepare meaningful lectures and class activities for the full duration of the published class time for each class period according to academic calendar.
  • Create a syllabus that meets the Provost's Syllabus Checklist requirements.
  • Create assessment activities that support the stated learning outcomes for the course.
  • Address student questions in a timely and helpful manner.
  • Use Canvas and other technology to enhance student learning.
  • Support and follow University policies and procedures as well as those for the BUSCA Program.
  • Attend faculty meetings.
  • Submit grades and materials for assessment projects on or before stated deadlines.
  • Communicate student concerns with personnel in the program.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Political Science, Education, or related field.
  • Experience or training working with English Language Learners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or JD.
  • Experience teaching American Government.

Special Instructions to Applicant

This is a pooled position from which Adjunct Instructors will be selected when/if a need arises in the department. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted directly. These pools are closed down annually during the summer and you will receive notification that a refreshed application is needed for you to continue to be considered.

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