Adjunct Faculty Member- Master of Arts in Teaching Program - History/Social Science 6-12

Christopher Newport University   Newport News, VA   Part-time     Education
Posted on November 8, 2022
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Working Title Adjunct Faculty Member- Master of Arts in Teaching Program - History/Social Science 6-12
Appointment Type Adjunct
Purpose of Position
Adjunct Faculty Members
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
History/Social Science 6-12

Have you considered the exciting intellectual challenges of teaching graduate students at one of the most-selective public universities in Virginia? Christopher Newport University’s Master of Arts in Teaching program is accepting applications from prospective adjunct faculty members to teach individual courses, as needed, in the area of History/Social Science 6-12.

Christopher Newport University is committed to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts and sciences environment focused on faculty-student engagement. Along with demonstrated ability for excellent teaching, applicants must hold a Master’s degree or higher from an accredited university in a relevant discipline. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
Departmental Information
Changing a life forever is the daily work of a teacher. That’s why we’re dedicated to helping you become the best you can. With faculty from 12 departments to help prepare you, and a field partnership with award-winning Newport News Public Schools, graduates of Christopher Newport’s teacher preparation program are among the finest in Virginia.

Schools seek teachers who exhibit content knowledge in addition to solid teaching skills. Through our program you will meet that challenge head-on, combining your undergraduate degree in the liberal arts or sciences with teacher training.

The Master of Arts in Teaching program is fully accredited by the Virginia Board of Education.
Faculty Information
Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in “The 388 Best Colleges: 2023 Edition,” Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Our Fall 2022 incoming class presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.76 and 1180, respectively. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 2nd among public regional universities in the South and 5th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.

Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. The University is among the highest ranked in the nation for its quality of life and innovative spirit. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F198P
Application Deadline  
Application Instructions
Please provide the following:
1. Cover letter describing qualifications
2. Curriculum vitae (resume) detailing relevant teaching and/or professional experience
3. Contact information for at least three references
4. Graduate transcripts (photocopies are acceptable for initial screening).

Review of applications will begin immediately.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
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