College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Adjunct Faculty

Position based at Hickory, N.C. campus.


Please note: The College of Humanities and Social Sciences includes the following undergraduate and graduate programs: American studies, criminal justice, German, history, human and community services, philosophy, politics and international affairs, political science, politics and law, psychology, religious studies, sociology, and Spanish.

To meet ongoing needs for part-time instructors, Lenoir-Rhyne University maintains adjunct candidate pools by areas of specialty to meet varying semester to semester needs. We encourage you to submit your application online (including attachments for your cover letter and your curriculum vitae). Your cover letter should focus specifically on your teaching experience and your philosophy of teaching. Also, please discuss how your specific expertise would match up to current courses or areas in our program. Review our current academic catalog on the Office of the Registrar page.

According to our regional accreditation requirements, all college instructors should possess at least a Master's degree and at least 18 hours of completed graduate work in the specific field-of-study. Except in rare cases, Lenoir-Rhyne University will expect at least a Master's degree in the particular field-of-study in which the instructor is teaching.

Your application materials will be maintained in our archives for at least 18 months. As your vitae changes, we encourage you to update your application by re-submitting your materials.

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Allowed types: pdf, doc.