Employment Classifications: Adjunct Teaching & Research Faculty
Posting Number: A00074P
Work Location: Radford
College/Unit: Business & Economics-E&G-1120
Department: Accounting &
Finance, Dept of-11202
3 year appointment contract
Contact Name for Applicant
Contact Phone for
As assigned. Possible nights and weekends
Chief Objective of Position
To provide instruction in undergraduate finance, insurance and/or real estate
Adjunct faculty positions supplement the faculty of a department wherever additional
faculty are needed. Adjunct faculty hold positions, as defined by their letter of appointment, without eligibility for tenure. Where
authorized by the Dean, adjunct appointments may be renewed. Adjunct appointments do not guarantee course assignments.
responsibilities of adjunct faculty are given in their letter of appointment. The specific starting and expiration dates for appointments
are noted in their letter of appointment. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduates in the area of the candidate’s
specialization. Adjunct faculty shall be evaluated in every course, including summer school.
All faculty must have at least a Master’s degree in the field/discipline in which they are teaching with 18
hours of course work related to the course(s) being taught. In some cases, subject to the approval by the Provost, a faculty member could be
recommended for appointment based on substitution of significant experience for the degree.
faculty must hold an advanced degree or equivalent credentials based on experience consistent with accreditation criteria of the discipline
and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
All faculty must have at least a Master’s degree in the field in
which they are teaching with 18 graduate hours of course work related to the specified discipline. In some cases, subject to the approval by
the Provost, recommendation for appointment may be based on the substitution of significant experience for the degree. A memo from the Dean
placed in the instructor’s personnel file is required to justify an exception to the accreditation standards of SACS and must include
certification of the knowledge and skills.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to
Applicants must submit in Attachment #1, in the Applicant Documents section, the names and contact information
for three references.
Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of transcripts of post-secondary course work
with the application. If the applicant’s official transcripts are on file in the Office of the Provost, a statement indicating such, must be
submitted in lieu of the documents with the application. Official transcripts of all post-secondary course work will be required upon
selection for hire.
Official transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of the Provost, Attention: Transcript
Clerk/Coordinator, Campus P. O. Box 6910, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142
Adjunct instructors must attend a scheduled
adjunct orientation as offered upon appointment. Orientation date and time will be announced.
Must have a criminal background check
Reasonable Accommodation Statement
If you are an
individual with a disability and desire accommodation in the application process please contact the hiring department.
Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.
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