• Adjunct Faculty for Foundations of Inquiry - Interdisciplinary Studies

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 8 months ago(6/12/2018 9:03 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.


    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.



    The selected candidate will teach the introduction of fundamentals of critical thinking both in the university and in daily life. Topics include an overview of the research methods in academic disciplines, such as philosophy, sociology, psychology and economics. This course lays the groundwork for critical thinking skills in other core classes and major program coursework. Interactive classrooms projects, experiential learning and relevance are priorities in this course.


    Candidates must possess a Master's degree or Ph.D. degree in relevant discipline and teaching experience in an academic setting required. Technology integration experience is strongly recommended. Familiarity with Zoom, Blackboard, VoiceThread, and Google Applications is a plus. Candidates with expertise in service-learning and developing community partnerships are also encouraged to apply.



    Please include the following attachments in your application package: a cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references and Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree. Incomplete packages will not be reviewed by the search committee.





    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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