Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. At Thomas Edison State University we embrace a diverse and dynamic workforce that drives innovation, learner success and organizational growth. We welcome you to apply to be a part of our team.
The Heavin School of Arts and Sciences at Thomas Edison State University invites applicants for academic subject matter experts and mentors (who serve as online instructors) in a wide array of disciplines in the liberal arts. Thomas Edison State University mentors and subject matter experts are expected to possess knowledge and expertise in a liberal arts discipline with experience in curriculum and advisement, to meet the challenges of the pedagogies of adult and distance education, and to understand how to foster student learning at a distance. The Heavin School is seeking professionals committed to program quality, academic integrity and student success. Mentors and Subject Matter Experts at Thomas Edison State University are not full or part-time employees, but are independent contractors.
A doctoral degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting agency.
At least two years of higher education teaching experience is a requirement for consideration
Experience serving on curriculum development committees
Experience with student academic advisement
Experience in the use of Web-based educational tools/Experience in Moodle is preferred
Experience serving as a member of a faculty is preferred
We are currently seeking academic subject matter experts and mentors to participate in a wide array of projects including course facilitation, assessment and review, and course revision in the following areas (area of specialization is open):
Data Science, Communications, English, Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, History, and Educational Leadership
Please email a cover letter along with a current C.V. to the Office of Mentor Administration at email@example.com . Please reference the specific content area in the subject line in your email.
Approved mentors will need to obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN).
Candidates must be legal U.S. residents
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.