Arcadia University

Arcadia University seeks applications from individuals living in the greater Philadelphia area for part-time Guest Lecture, per diem positions. Applications are managed as part of a pool of candidates which may be reviewed, based on department need and semester.

We seek Guest Lecturers for both campuses: Glenside, PA and Christiana, DE.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which also has cited Arcadia for being among the "most innovative" and "best value" colleges. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit

Arcadia's College of Health Sciences (CHS) houses the University's Community and Global Public Health, Health Education, Medical Science (Physician Assistant Studies), and Physical Therapy programs. Through evidence-based practice and project-based learning, these programs prepare health care professionals for success in a rapidly changing global environment through applied and pro bono clinical thesis work, clinical rotations, international fieldwork, and multicultural assessment. Graduates of Arcadia's CHS programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed with leading health organizations.

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration.

Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.

For additional information and to apply, please visit: and upload a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Teaching Philosophy.

All documents must be included in order to complete the application.

Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

Essential Functions:

Job responsibilities include teaching discipline-specific lectures or laboratories, responding to student inquiries, using Canvas to post lectures and grades and abiding by all relevant university and/or departmental procedures and policies.

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. While there may not be immediate openings in your area of interest, when there is an opening with which your qualifications match the adjunct hiring manager reviews applications submitted to discipline-specific pools.


  • Master's degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience required with a terminal degree preferred.
  • Higher education teaching experience preferred as well.

Arcadia University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by your employment start date. Arcadia will consider requests for exemptions from the vaccination policy due to medical condition or religious belief. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination at the time of hire and/or on your first day of employment. Our vaccination protocols are subject to applicable laws and will be updated from time to time to reflect evolving conditions and federal, state, local, and other applicable health and safety guidelines.
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