Adjunct Pool - Public Health Program
Adjunct Pool - Public Health Program
Position Category: Adjunct
Location: Thousand Oaks
The mission of California Lutheran University is to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice. Founded in 1959 in beautiful Ventura County, the university has an enrollment of about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students who come from across the nation and around the world from a diversity of backgrounds, cultures and faiths. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, Cal Lutheran is looking for candidates with a dedication to and success in working in diverse communities. The university is committed to an inclusive learning and work environment that values individual differences and respects each person's dignity.
Under the direction of the Dean, Department Chair or Program Director, the Adjunct Faculty Member is responsible for providing academic instruction to students for the assigned undergraduate and/or graduate courses.
Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or experiential learning courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance-mediated instructional settings. E Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. E Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, and university mission/goals; if developing a new course, then first plan and organize syllabus in consultation with department/program; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. E Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely delivery. If developing a new course which includes experiential learning in community settings, then evaluate and arrange for memorandums of understanding and/or other details of university-community collaboration as appropriate. E Performs related duties as assigned. E=Essential Duties
Current theory and practice within the subject discipline
Principles and best practices of effective teaching
Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject field or discipline
Deliver course curricula in various learning styles
Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of University students.
Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of students with disabilities.
Integrate current and emerging instructional delivery technologies into the learning process to enhance teaching and the educational experience
Maintain professional standards that protect student confidentiality
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesy
Possession of a master's degree from a graduate institution of recognized standing or equivalent experience and professional recognition.
Master's of Public Health or related field
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Indoor classroom environment; subject to visiting a variety of classroom sites on campus.
Posting Number: Adjunct000562020
Number of Vacancies: Dependent upon enrollment
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date:
Open Date: 11/04/2021
Close Date: 5/31/2023
Open Until Filled: No
Application Procedure/Special Instructions:
The Cal Lutheran College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty positions for the Fall and Spring semesters. New applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be contacted by the Department Chair based upon need and applicant qualifications.
To apply, visit https://careers.callutheran.edu/postings/8258
California Lutheran University is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Cal Lutheran is home to more than 2800 undergraduate and 1350 graduate students who come from more than 66 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths. 48% of Cal Lutheran students are international students or from underrepresented groups, and over 30% of first time freshmen are first generation students. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of Cal Lutheran to apply.
Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University's policies, procedures, and processes.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.