Teach in the Core Curriculum

Radford University is looking for instructors to teach in the University Core A section of the Core Curriculum. Instructors must have a Master's degree, at minimum, with strong communication and classroom management skills. Instructors will use the Desire2Learn learning management system to gather student work for assessment. Prospective instructors must attend training sessions associated with the course they are assigned to teach.

If you're interested in teaching Core 101/102

Queries about teaching Core 101 and/or Core 102 should be directed to Dr. Rosemary Guruswamy, chair of the English Department.

If you're currently a fulltime faculty member at RU

Queries about teaching Core 201 and/or Core 202 should be directed to Nicole Hendrix, Director of the Core Curriculum.

If you're a current adjunct instructor at RU

If you are interested in teaching Core 201 and/or Core 202, you must complete the application for adjunct instructor listed under Core Curriculum development on the Human Resources website. You should also upload your curriculum vita/resume. Please note in your application that your official transcripts are already on file in the provost's office.

If you're applying for a new adjunct position at RU

You must complete the application and upload a current curriculum vita/resume, as well as copies of your unofficial transcripts and references. Copies of past course materials would also be very useful. You must also have copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent to:

Office of the Provost

Attention: Heather Miano

Campus P. O. Box 6910

Radford University

Radford, VA 24142

Winter and Summer Session Compensation Policy

As indicated on the Provost's website, the Core Curriculum uses the "standard compensation" model for Winter and Summer sessions for Teaching & Research faculty – 3% of the annual base salary per credit hour, with a minimum of $1,248 per credit hour and a maximum of $2,808 per credit hour. Adjunct faculty and Administrative & Professional faculty will be paid the adjunct rate of $2,700 per 3-hour course.