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Job Vacancy at Howard University, United States

Job Vacancy at Howard University, United States

Country: USA
City: Washington D.C.
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The School of Law at Howard University opens the job vacancy for the position at the rank of an Adjunct Professor level. The incumbent will join the faculty at tenure track level and take part to develop a syllabus, learning outcomes, lesson plans, teaching materials, and in-class exercises. Furthermore, the Adjunct Professor also develops and grades both formative and summative exercises and/or exams designed to assess both the content and skills taught in the specific course and assign final grades.


The Adjunct Professor will be performing the following tasks in the department

  • Take part in research, evaluate, and select course texts and other materials for the specified course based on the course description and curricular needs as determined by the full-time faculty.
  • Assisting the Associate Dean of Academics with a completed draft syllabus, learning outcomes, and lesson plans for the first two weeks of classes no less than three weeks before the start of the class.
  • Similarly, providing the Associate Dean with a completed draft of the midterm and final exam plus a detailed grading rubric no less than two weeks before the examination. All exam questions must be the original writing of the course instructor except by the permission of the Associate Dean.
  • Incorporate feedback from class observations.
  • Playing a significant role in preparing for each hour of in-class instruction and additional hours for grading and feedback as required.
  • Be available throughout the semester to answer student questions, either via email, phone, or in person.
  • Similarly, must be available before and during the semester to attend training sessions.

Additional Duties

  • Facilitating student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform formative and substantive evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes. Adhere to and enhance provided course syllabus, curriculum, course handouts, lectures, and presentations.
  • Providing subject matter expertise to support the specified academic program, ensuring that student learning outcomes are achieved.
  • Similarly, providing prompt and meaningful feedback to students in a fair, objective and consistent manner. Use established rubrics and clear grading criteria.
  • Assigning grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations. Submit grades and records by established deadlines.
  • Also, meeting all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times.
  • Furthermore, the incumbent will work collaboratively with the Associate Dean of Academics, Program Director, faculty, staff, and students to advance the mission and academic excellence of the School of Law, in accordance with the mission, values, and vision of CU.


Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be eligible for this job vacancy at Howard University

  • Juris Doctorate with strong academic credentials.
  • Five years of legal experience with a record of accomplishment in the legal profession.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and collegiality as well as record showing potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Ability to contribute to the goals of Howard University School of Law. Also, the ability to support the mission of Howard University School of Law.
  • Furthermore, strong interest in, and aptitude for, teaching the subject matter.

Howard University (Howard or simply HU) is a private, federally chartered historically black university (HBCU) in Washington, D.C. It offers more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. U.S. News & World Report ranked Howard tied for 104th among national universities, and second among historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) for 2020. Howard is the only HBCU ranked in the top 40 on the Bloomberg Businessweek business school rankings.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline09 February,2020
Company NameHoward University
CityWashington D.C.



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