Southern Wesleyan University’s (SWU) School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics invites applications for part-time, adjunct faculty positions in Forensic Science. We seek adjunct faculty to teach courses in Forensic Science Capstone, Forensic Biology, Forensic laboratory Processes, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Computing. Candidates with other areas of specialization may be considered for future teaching opportunities. Opportunities are available in Spring 2023.
The School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics is where the scope of learning involves evidence-based and applied learning opportunities integrated into the classroom and extra-curricular activities, all of which focus on the Christian faith within our disciplines.
- Teach courses in forensic science in a predominantly face-to-face modality. Hybrid and/or online courses may be possible in some cases (at least one synchronous lecture/discussion session per week is required).
- Collaborate with the program coordinator and other faculty in the program.
- Additional opportunities to develop and update the Forensic science course or curriculum for additional pay.
- Academic: A master’s degree or earned a doctorate in Forensic science or a related area with at least 18 graduate credits in Forensic science. Preference will be given to applicants with previous college teaching experience. Desire and/or experience integrating the Christian faith with the teaching and practice of Forensic science discipline are essential.
- Mission and Lifestyle Expectations: The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.
- Technology: SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and achieving its strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and familiar with the use of technology within the academic environment, including distance learning and learning management systems, web-based, and PC applications, including all Microsoft Office 365 applications.
- Pre-employment Screening: Employment is contingent on the completion of a criminal background screening.
Pay for adjuncts is based on education and experience.
How to apply
To apply online, visit SWU's Jobs portal at https://my.swu.edu/ICS/Employment/. Applicants should be prepared to provide written responses, as follows:
- Personal Christian testimony
- Personal ministry, church involvement or spiritual growth
- Approach to teaching
- Integration of faith and learning in your teaching
In addition to completion of the online application, please provide the following digital documents: Cover letter; Curriculum vita; Unofficial transcripts; and References.