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Faculty Employment Opportunities

It is the policy of VIU to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all people regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability, source of income, place of residence or business, or veteran status. An integral part of this policy is to administer recruiting, hiring, working conditions, benefits, and privileges of employment, training, opportunity for advancement (including upgrades and promotion), transfers, and termination of employment (including layoff and recall) for all employees in accordance with this policy.

Following is a list of job opportunities currently available at VIU:

School of Business

Associate Dean, School of Business

ASSOCIATE DEAN (School of Business)

Virginia International University is seeking an Associate Dean for its School of Business in Fairfax, VA. This individual will be responsible for the academic operations, learning activities, faculty development, and management learning resources in the School of Business (SB).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the academic operations of the SB and ensure the quality of delivery and assessment of academic programs and curriculum in the school are within the guidelines of ACICS and SCHEV
  • Develop and facilitate faculty development activities to enhance the quality of instruction in the school
  • Collaborate with the Dean as required and represent the Dean in his/her absence
  • Conduct classroom observations and evaluate faculty's instructional performance and teaching qualities
  • Ensure the SB website communicates the vision of the school and markets its programs well
  • Work with the Marketing Department to create strategic marketing plans that will enhance the SB
  • Teach in areas of expertise as necessary
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Master's degree in a business field from an accredited college or university
  • Doctorate degree in a related field preferred

Experience

  • Supervisory experience in higher education required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and to deliver instruction to students with diverse learning styles
  • Experience with software related to teaching in your discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students and staff from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Full-Time Professor, School of Business

Full-Time Professor (School of Business)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Full-Time Professors to teach on-campus in our School of Business (SB) in Fairfax, VA. 

Our current needs are for individuals with expertise in the following areas: accounting, HR management and law, finance, international business, office applications, economics, project management, global logistics, marketing, management, and organizational leadership. Please specify your area of expertise in your cover letter.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach eight to thirteen courses over four academic semesters
  • Student advising
  • Teach and/or coordinate seminars and orientations
  • Oversee student internships and fellowships
  • Support the Dean in resolving faculty/student matters
  • Provide assistance to students facing academic obstacles
  • Coordinate and/or support student clubs, events, and off-campus activities
  • Implement new concentrations and majors
  • Research and select textbooks for classes
  • Organize materials and records for accreditation
  • Determine student placement and exit activities
  • Develop and follow-through on academic IEPs
  • Promote the school through membership and participation in professional and academic organizations
  • Represent the school to internal and external academic communities, alumni, business and industry, government, foundations, and the general community
  • Work collaboratively with the School of Online Education to develop online courses that are effective and up-to-date with the current online education standards
  • Make courses user friendly and well-designed to have better learning outcomes
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Terminal degree in a related discipline

Experience

  • Extensive industry or teaching experience at the higher education level

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design academic courses
  • Ability to teach courses at the master's level
  • Experience with software related to teaching in related discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Computer Information Systems

Associate Dean, School of Computer Information Systems

Associate Dean (School of Computer Information Systems)

Virginia International University is seeking an Associate Dean for its School of Computer Information Systems (SCIS) in Fairfax, VA. This individual will be responsible for the academic operations, learning activities, faculty development, and management of learning resources in the SCIS.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the academic operations of the SCIS and ensure the quality of delivery and assessment of academic programs and curriculum in the school are within the guidelines of ACICS and SCHEV
  • Develop and facilitate faculty development activities to enhance the quality of instruction in the school
  • Collaborate with the Dean as required and represent the Dean in his/her absence
  • Conduct classroom observations and evaluate faculty's instructional performance and teaching qualities
  • Ensure the SB website communicates the vision of the school and markets the programs well
  • Work with the Marketing Department to create strategic marketing plans that will enhance the school
  • Teach in areas of expertise as necessary
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Master's degree in a computing field from an accredited college or university
  • Doctorate degree in a related field preferred

Experience

  • Supervisory experience in higher education required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and to deliver instruction to students with diverse learning styles
  • Experience with software related to teaching related discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students and staff from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Full-Time Professor, School of Computer Information Systems

Full-Time Professor (School of Computer Information Systems)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Full-Time Professors to teach on-campus (and possibly online) courses, develop and design online courses, and support our School of Computer Information Systems (SCIS) at our Fairfax, VA campus.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach eight to thirteen courses over four academic semesters
  • Student advising
  • Teach and/or coordinate seminars and orientations
  • Oversee student internships and fellowships
  • Support the Dean in resolving faculty/student matters
  • Provide assistance to students facing academic obstacles
  • Coordinate and/or support student clubs, events, and off-campus activities
  • Implement new concentrations and majors
  • Research and select textbooks for classes
  • Organize materials and records for accreditation
  • Determine student placement and exit activities
  • Develop and follow-through on academic IEPs
  • Promote the school through membership and participation in professional and academic organizations
  • Represent the school to internal and external academic communities, alumni, business and industry, government, foundations, and the general community
  • Work collaboratively with the School of Online Education to develop online courses that are effective and up-to-date with the current online education standards
  • Make courses user friendly and well-designed to have better learning outcomes
  • Design online modules incorporating a variety of web design and instructional tools, including HTML pages, graphics, streaming video and audio, and flash
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Terminal degree in a computing discipline

Experience

  • Four or more years of experience teaching as a professor in a graduate computer science program
  • Five or more years of experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system
  • Four or more years of experience in an academic administrator role

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design and build online academic courses
  • Understanding of the mechanics of online learning and effective teaching styles
  • Ability to teach courses in at least three of the following areas at the master's level: algorithms, networking, animation and gaming, machine learning, and applications development
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.


Adjunct Faculty

School of Business

Adjunct Faculty (School of Business)

Virginia International University is seeking highly qualified Adjunct Faculty to teach on-ground in our School of Business for the Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 terms. Highly qualified applicants identified through this submission process will be invited to the Spring 2015 Faculty Open House for the School of Business and given the opportunity to perform a 20-minute on-site teaching demonstration during the month of April. The application deadline is April 4, 2015. All invited faculty will be notified by April 10, 2015.

Adjunct faculty on-ground teaching opportunities include the following areas of expertise:

  • Accounting (master and doctoral applicants)
  • Taxes (doctoral applicants only)
  • Human resource management (doctoral applicants only)
  • Human resource law (doctoral applicants only)
  • Finance (doctoral applicants only)
  • Hospitality and tourism (doctoral applicants only)
  • International business (master and doctoral applicants)
  • Technology and office applications (master and doctoral applicants)
  • Economics (master and doctoral applicants)
  • Project management (doctoral applicants only)
  • Global logistics (doctoral applicants only)
  • Marketing (doctoral applicants only)
  • Management (doctoral applicants only)
  • Organizational leadership (doctoral applicants only)
  • Statistics (master and doctoral applicants)
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Master's degree or a terminal degree in the specific area or a closely related field (as specified above)
  • A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the academic area of expertise as stated above

Experience

  • Teaching experience at the higher education level
  • Industry experience in the areas of expertise as stated above

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and to deliver instruction to students with diverse learning styles
  • The ability to meet required departmental and university deadlines and timelines
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Experience with software related to teaching in related discipline
  • Ability to design academic courses
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Computer Information Systems

Adjunct Faculty (School of Computer Information Systems)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Adjunct Professors to teach on-campus in our School of Computer Information Systems in Fairfax, VA.

These part-time, adjunct faculty positions will teach our online and/or on-ground courses for our undergraduate- and graduate-level courses. The teaching faculty we seek will provide quality education and service to our diverse student body to meet the objectives of our programs and prepare our students to effectively participate in the global community and the global workforce. Our adjunct faculty team supports relevant university initiatives and is provided with a variety of opportunities for professional development.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • PhD in a relevant industry

Experience

  • Extensive industry or teaching experience at the higher education level

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design academic courses
  • Ability to teach courses at the master's level
  • Experience with software related to teaching in your discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Public & International Affairs

Adjunct Faculty (School of Public & International Affairs)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Adjunct Professors to teach on-campus in our School of Public & International Affairs. These are part-time positions at our Fairfax, VA campus.

We are currently looking for an adjunct professor to teach an on-ground course on national security. We welcome candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on areas such as conflict and dispute resolution, human security, international environmental politics, international ethics, peace studies, and transnational activism and advocacy. Candidates of all theoretical and methodological approaches in the international relations sub-field will be considered. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in a relevant field. Candidates with past diplomatic, public or foreign policy, or governmental experience are highly encouraged to apply.

We are also currently looking for an adjunct professor to teach an online course on comparative politics. Students in the program have already taken an introductory comparative government class, so this seminar should have a more theoretical orientation and focus on in-depth issues such as regime change, institutional politics, ethnic politics, and social movements. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in a relevant field.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • PhD in a relevant industry

Experience

  • At least four years of higher education teaching experience
  • Experience teaching online and developing courses (Moodle experience preferred)
  • Area specialization open, but Asia, Middle East, or Latin American specialist preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design and build academic courses
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Language Studies

Adjunct Faculty (School of Language Studies)

Virginia International University is seeking ESL Instructors to join its adjunct faculty for its ESL programs. These are part-time positions at our Fairfax, VA campus.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Individuals in this position will teach courses in our academically-oriented ESL program primarily for college-bound international students. The ESL program offers courses at seven levels of proficiency, low-elementary to bridge to academic. The courses meet up to four days (ten hours) per week. Classes are generally offered from 9:10 - 11:30 AM, 12:20 - 2:40 PM, and 3:00 - 5:20 PM. ESL courses include pronunciation, speaking and listening, grammar, reading and writing, TOEFL classes, and content-based electives at all levels of English language proficiency. Our current need is for on-ground instructors, but online instructors are also strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should indicate the amount of hours they wish to work as well as their availability.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree and TESOL certificate
  • Master's degree in TESOL or closely related field preferred

Experience

  • ESL classroom teaching experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design and build academic courses
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Education

Adjunct Faculty (School of Education)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Adjunct Professors to teach on-campus in our School of Education in Fairfax, VA.

These part-time, adjunct faculty positions will teach our online and/or on-ground courses for our undergraduate- and graduate-level courses. The teaching faculty we seek will provide quality education and service to our diverse student body to meet the objectives of our programs and prepare our students to effectively participate in the global community and the global workforce. Our adjunct faculty team supports relevant university initiatives and is provided with a variety of opportunities for professional development.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • PhD in Education

Experience

  • Extensive industry or teaching experience at the graduate level

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design academic courses
  • Ability to teach courses at the master's level
  • Experience with software related to teaching in your discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

School of Online Education

Adjunct Faculty (School of Online Education)

Virginia International University is seeking experienced Adjunct Professors to teach on-campus in our School of Online Education in Fairfax, VA.

VIU is expanding its team to meet the needs of its growing offering of online courses and programs. We are currently accepting applications for multiple online adjunct faculty positions for our School of Business, School of Computer Information Systems, and TESOL program. These faculty members will facilitate the delivery of our online courses and online programs.

We are also accepting applications for online faculty positions in our general education courses. The current repertoire of general education courses consists of: English composition, oral communication skills, business English, humanities (introductory-level), academic writing, calculus (and pre-calculus), psychology, sociology, philosophy, world history, world geography, comparative government, general chemistry, college physics, general biology, and geology (introductory-level).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Master's degree or doctorate degree in discipline related to the subject area

Experience

  • Extensive industry or teaching experience in the discipline
  • Prior teaching experience in an online setting is strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to design academic courses online
  • Ability to teach courses at the master's level
  • Experience with software related to teaching in your discipline
  • Experience with Moodle or a similar learning management system required
  • Working knowledge of common software productivity tools
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body
  • Ability to excel in a demanding, outcome-oriented, and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to carry out projects through to completion with minimal supervision
HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and résumé here. After we have received your application, you will receive an email with additional information. Please be prepared to respond back to that email with copies of your unofficial transcripts and your completed VIU Employment Application. Candidates selected for an in-person interview will be contacted. Please do not call to follow up on your application as we have a high volume of calls and will not be able to respond to every inquiry.

VIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.