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The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is currently seeking applications for adjunct faculty positions in the following departments and disciplines:

Humanities:                                   Fine Arts

Languages and Literature:          English/Spanish

Mass Communications:               Public Relations/Communications Law/TV Production/Speech and Diction/Informative Speaking

Religious Studies:                        Islamic Religion

Social Work:                               Social Work/Sociology

Minimum Qualifications: Eighteen graduate credit hours in the subject taught.  A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. A Ph.D. is preferred. Official copies of college transcripts must be on file by the appointment date for the successful candidate selected.  Teaching experience, service, and record of scholarly activity appropriate to the rank is desirable.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: A dynamic individual to teach undergraduate courses in the designated disciplines.

The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation. VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 804.257.5841.

Date: Review of applications will begin immediately.  Candidates will be contacted should the need arise in a given semester, including fall, spring and summer sessions.

Contact:  For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, philosophy of teaching, and a copy of graduate transcripts, sample publication and syllabi, and three current letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses teaching qualifications).  Mail complete package to the following address:  Virginia Union University, Office of Human Resources, Attn: Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220.  Application packets may be e-mailed to