Adjunct Faculty-Understanding Science
Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach an undergraduate level Understanding Science course. This 6-week course will be taught in an online format each term beginning with our Fall 2021 term.
Understanding Science is an introduction to the major themes, processes, and methods common to all scientific disciplines. The student will develop the critical thinking skills necessary to analyze and evaluate all kinds of phenomena, scientific, pseudoscientific, and other. The focus is on the nature of science so students will develop an understanding of how science works and develop an appreciation for the process by which we gain scientific knowledge. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: define the major themes, processes, and methods of science; interpret, analyze, and evaluate different kinds of phenomena including scientific, pseudoscientific, and other; and, communicate an understanding of how science works and the process by which we gain scientific knowledge.
Requirements for this position include a graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) in a scientific discipline OR a graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) and at least 18 graduate hours in a scientific discipline. Excellent teaching evaluations and previous online teaching experience are also required.
Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.
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