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Thank you for your interest in working at Widener University. Please note that although Widener University entered into a hiring freeze in March 2020, the below positions are currently available and accepting applications.

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Adjunct, Extended Learning (Multiple disciplines)

Apply now Job no: 492477
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Chester
Categories: Faculty (Adjunct)

Widener University’s Center for Extended Learning is currently seeking highly qualified adjunct faculty to teach in the following fields: Allied Health, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Liberal Studies, Professional Studies, Psychology and Radiologic Technology.

The immediate vacancies are in the following area:

  • Social Sciences - economics, history, philosophy (especially health care ethics) and psychology.

Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis. Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered in online, hybrid and evening formats.

Adjunct faculty are expected to teach to the designated syllabus, provide support and guidance to students; facilitate on-line or campus based courses and respond to student needs in a timely fashion; develop strategies to teach the course for the entire semester or session, use the course syllabus, objectives, and curriculum; meet the university's academic standards; organize and prepare course materials for facilitation; utilize educational technology to engage students and enhance learning; connect students' current study to real-world applications; demonstrate consistency and fairness in the preparation and grading of assignments; provide timely feedback to students; maintain students' grade book and complete final grades by the deadline.

For further information about the programs offered through Extended Learning please visit our website at

Complete applications are to include a cover letter that identifies preferred courses, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjunct will be hired. As openings occur, applicants will be hired from this pool.

Widener has a strategic commitment to building an inclusive university community whose diversity enriches the lives of all members and where our students are prepared for living in a pluralistic and ever-changing world. As a leading metropolitan university, Widener strives to embody the values that are inherent in our mission: civic engagement, access, inclusion, academic excellence, innovation, and leadership.

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive University, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement. Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience. Located in Chester, PA, Widener's main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with Law School located in both Harrisburg and Wilmington. For more information about the University, please visit our website at


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