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Adjunct Faculty - College of Arts and Sciences - Global Studies and Modern Languages

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Work type: Part-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, College of Arts & Sciences

About Drexel 

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. 

About the College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the service of humanity. Our undergraduate programs, Co-op experiences and Community-Based Learning courses give students a broad-based, hands-on education that prepares them to make an impact immediately. Our graduate programs take a rigorous yet practical approach to advancing knowledge. Our faculty members are dedicated teachers and gifted scholars who publish groundbreaking research on the world’s most pressing issues.

About Global Studies and Modern Languages

The Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages at Drexel University is an interdisciplinary unit that brings together experts on world affairs, international relations, global culture, language, international economics, and more.

In our multidisciplinary Modern Languages degree program, students develop language skills along with knowledge of global cultures through an emphasis on communication in real-life contexts. Students from any and all disciplines are encouraged to enroll in language courses to develop their global competency and gain language certification. For more information about Drexel University's Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, please visit us at: http://drexel.edu/coas/academics/departments-centers/global-studies-modern-languages/

Job Summary

The adjunct faculty member will foster student learning and discussions, encourage active learning in all students, maintain proper course-related records, and evaluate student work and provide students with feedback as to the progress toward meeting the objectives of the course. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively teaching students in the assigned classroom.  Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of the program. Responsibilities may include teaching days or evenings, with the potential for online only, in-person only, or a combination of both.

Essential Functions

  • Teach required number of credit hours per semester based on their contract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to teaching methodology, curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum as needed.
  • Evaluate student achievement of curricular objectives/outcomes.
  • Schedule office hours for student consultation, or at least be available by appointment.
  • Maintain communication with the language lead and/or department head regarding any course or student issues.
  • Perform other similar duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Language teaching, or related field.
  • One year of teaching or professional experience, including teaching as a graduate student.

Location 

University City – Philadelphia, Pa

Special Instructions:

When submitting your application, please upload your cover letter, an updated CV, and samples of syllabi you have taught and student evaluations.  

Review of applicants will begin and continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. 

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