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Adjunct Faculty Member- Master of Arts in Teaching Program Art (Visual Arts) PK-12

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

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.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Adjunct Faculty Member- Master of Arts in Teaching Program Art (Visual Arts) PK-12
Appointment Type Adjunct
Purpose of Position

Adjunct Faculty Members
Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Art (Visual Arts) PK-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 Studio Art for the 2017 academic year.

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, candidates must hold an earned terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D) from a regionally accredited university in a relevant discipline, including courses in secondary literacy. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Candidates for hire are required to complete a University sponsored background check.

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

CNU is committed to outstanding teaching and learning, undergraduate education, and the liberal studies core; the University is seeking to shelter a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The Fall 2016 freshman class of 1,225 students was selected from nearly 8,000 admission applications, and presented high school GPA and SAT score middle 50% ranges of 3.5-4.0 and 1080-1240, respectively. Capital improvements (approaching $1 billion) on the beautiful, 260-acre campus, located between historic Colonial Williamsburg and the ocean resort of Virginia Beach, integrate the University’s liberal arts vision, nurturing mind, body, and spirit. These include the state-of-the-art Trible Library; three new academic buildings including a newly opened integrated science building; the Freeman Center athletic complex; and the I.M. Pei-designed Ferguson Center for the Arts, which brings to Virginia the finest performing artists in the world.

Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Christopher Newport University 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. 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. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the CNU workplace. For further information on CNU, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F12P
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.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/4914
EEO Statement

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you obtain your Bachelor's Degree (please provide name of institution and city / state)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you obtain your Master's Degree (please provide name of institution and city / state)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you obtain your PhD Degree (please provide name of institution and city / state)? If this degree is in progress, please provide estimated completion date.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation #1
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Other Application Materials
  7. Letter of Recommendation #2
  8. Letter of Recommendation #3