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Adjunct Instructors - North East Campus

Job Description

Mercyhurst University’s College of Associate Degree Studies is seeking applicants for our adjunct pool for the 2014-2015 academic year.  We are seeking enthusiastic and capable candidates who will teach in the following areas:  Electronic Media Production, Basic Math, Business Math, Elementary Algebra, Statistics, Human Resource Management, Principles of Management, Human Biology, History, Human Growth and Development, Developmental English, Political Science, Introduction to Retail Management, Composition, and Research and Writing.


Job Summary

Applicants should know how to use and develop a variety of effective teaching techniques and assessment methods to engage student interest and achievement, and she/he should be knowledgeable about intervention and remediation methods to ensure student success and retention.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution. Teaching experience in a higher education environment is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience in a profession will be considered. Proven experience with course delivery utilizing active multi-sensory learning is strongly recommended.

In addition to delivering course material, adjuncts are expected to have the following abilities: utilize technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others; effectively provide a variety of instructional strategies and techniques; proven competency in subject matter expertise and ability to effectively convey expertise to students; create and maintain a technology enhanced learning environment; and effective communication and interpersonal skills. Adjuncts may be required to teach evening or weekend classes and possibly summer session classes as the need arises. Locations of teaching may include any of the Associate College locations in the area including North East, Corry, and in the City of Erie.


How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit resumes/applications to:

Mercyhurst University – North East

16 West Division Street

North East, PA  16428

Attn:  Lisa Miller


Mercyhurst University is an equal opportunity employer who encourages members of diverse groups to apply.