MidAmerica Nazarene University seeks multiple adjunct faculty members to develop and teach courses in a new online bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. Qualified candidates should have experience and specialties in a number of subject areas, including computer programming, software engineering, networking, database management, security and information assurance, web and mobile game design and development, and others. These will be contracted positions, with separate per-course contract agreements for course development and for course instruction. Typically, the course developer is offered the first option to teach the course(s) they develop. Developers will be teamed with an instructional designer for high-quality course design and construction, using a standard template and quality rubric for guidance.
MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion,* age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.
*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University: MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.
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A graduate degree with 18 graduate credit hours related to the field of teaching (e.g., management information systems, computer information systems, computer science, information technology, computer security, software engineering, etc.)
Minimum of a master’s degree is required, while an in-field doctoral degree is preferred
Minimum of two years of recent, college-level, online teaching and course development experience in a related field is required
High proficiency with at least one leaning management system is required; recent experience with Moodle is preferred
These are remote/online positions with no specific location or time of day requirements. Candidates will be expected to embrace MNU’s evangelical Christian philosophy and values, and to expressly include these as active components of every course developed and taught.
Applicants should send a single .zip file containing:
Cover letter of interest
Unofficial transcripts of all graduate course work
A personal Statement of faith
All items should be included within a single attached .ZIP file named with candidate’s last name (e.g., Merimee.zip) and sent to the following contact:
Statement of Faith; MidAmerica Nazarene University is an intentionally Christian Community and desires that all employees in positions of leadership reflect a foundational Christian position in word, attitude and action. While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian experience (e.g., religious experiences of conversion or the affirmation of one’s faith, one’s family and/or home life, spiritual aspirations), and ways in which the applicant’s faith is being demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.