Teaching at GPS
Brandeis GPS adjunct faculty are active industry leaders in their field. Their professional expertise is brought to the classroom via online class discussions, projects and lectures. Instructors are part-time and work fully online, with no requirement to appear on campus.
Brandeis University is a medium-sized private research university with a global reach, dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education and the making of groundbreaking discoveries, and is consistently ranked among the nation's top universities. Brandeis GPS emerged in 1992 to support the university in its mission of academic excellence and access by embracing continuous lifelong learning and development, regardless of a student's age, as well as the unconventional and creative values held by the institution.
All Brandeis GPS programs are developed using the best practices in online learning. Courses are 10-weeks long and follow a 100% asynchronous teaching model in the online learning environment, with no set days or times for interaction.
Current Faculty Openings
View more information about our current openings below. If you do not see a position that aligns with your experience, please feel free to still apply to a program - we will keep your application on file for review when a potential matching position arises.
How to Apply
GPS welcomes applications for its adjunct faculty pool on an ongoing basis. The application process consists of the online application (including an uploaded current resume or CV) and, if subject matter qualifications are met, a series of interviews at the discretion of the Program Chair and Director of Program Development.
General Qualifications for Adjunct Faculty
GPS faculty have earned (at the minimum) a master's degree, with many holding terminal academic degrees and industry-specific credentials. Previous experience teaching online is not required, as Brandeis GPS offers a comprehensive training program for qualified faculty. Below are the general qualifications to teach:
- Active professional employment in an industry closely aligned to the field of study
- Master's degree or higher aligned to the field of study
- Strong communication skills when conveying complex information and promoting in-depth engagement on course topics
- Strong interpersonal skills when relating to students
- The ability to devote adequate time to courses, including responding to students and providing meaningful feedback in a timely manner
- Teaching experience preferred; online teaching or learning experience preferred
Job opportunities for the Brandeis GPS community
We are proud to be able to provide our students, adjunct faculty, alumni, and partners with a vast array of career and academic advancement opportunities. If you know of a job opening and would like to share it with Brandeis GPS, please complete the Job Opportunity form. Job opportunities will be reviewed by Brandeis GPS prior to their distribution.
We also invite both job seekers and recruiters to follow the Brandeis GPS LinkedIn page, where you can connect with other members of our community, hear about upcoming events and webinars, and keep track of new initiatives.