Remote | Part-time
Northern Vermont University - NVU

Adjunct Instructor, Peace Making, NVU-Online, Summer 2019

Category: NVU – Johnson Campus

Department: Online

Locations: Johnson, VT

Type: Part-time

About Northern Vermont University:

On July 1, 2018, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College joined to become Northern Vermont University-Johnson and Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of our nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs. Northern Vermont University-Johnson and Northern Vermont University-Lyndon are critical components of Vermont’s higher-education infrastructure. Together they enroll nearly 3,000 students annually, and are main economic drivers and cultural centers in the northern tier of Vermont.

Northern Vermont University (NVU) is a thriving, learning, and living community dedicated to honoring the diversity of its students, faculty, and staff, and investing in their commitment to lifelong learning, personal well-being, and success.

Demonstrated through our actions and beliefs we are committed to:

  • A community where freedom of expression is protected; differences in others’ ideas, values, and experiences are respected; and where civility is positively affirmed.
  • A community where curiosity, critical thinking, and thoughtful questions are celebrated as meaningful contributions to the learning environment.
  • A community that demonstrates compassion and responsibility through service and involvement within our campuses and our surrounding communities.
  • A community where individuals accept their obligations to the group and respect the rights and property of others.

Job Description:

Northern Vermont University on the Johnson campus seeks an adjunct instructor to teach the following online course during the summer 2019 semester. This course is delivered as part of NVU-Online’s Criminal Justice program:

  • CRJ-3410: Peace Making, (3 credits) online (May 28, 2019 – August 4, 2019). This course surveys the growing field of justice and peace studies. Topics may include historical and contemporary analyses, critical issues of militarism, inequality, and injustice, emphasizing the development of viable alternatives.


Candidates must possess a master’s degree or Ph.D. in criminal justice with evidence of graduate level coursework and/or teaching experience specific to justice and peace studies.The instructor will be provided with the course description but must design his or her own learning objectives and course in the Moodle LMS. This is an online course so applicants do not need to be in Vermont.