Adjunct Faculty for Foundations of Inquiry - Interdisciplinary Studies

New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


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.

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