Legal Environment of Business Adjunct-Immediate Need

Franklin University
Columbus, Ohio, US
Sep 11, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

* Online

Franklin University, founded in 1902, promotes a student-centered, quality-teaching environment and is a leading educator of nontraditional students in Ohio and surrounding areas. The University is busy executing an ambitious strategic plan to expand educational opportunities to ever greater numbers of students across the country and around the world.

We have an immediate need for adjunct faculty to teach the following course virtually:

Legal Environment of Business

The available course will be taught online and will require instructors to teach international student populations in a technology enriched learning environment from virtually anywhere in the world. The course will require two synchronous virtual class sessions and one virtual office hour weekly.

Virtual class times will be on Mondays and Wednesdays between 8:00 p.m.-8:50 p.m. EST and there will also be a section available on Sundays and Tuesdays between 2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. EST. Please note the start times will be adjusted to an hour earlier after daylight savings time ends on November 7th.

Course Description

This is a survey course to address everyday legal problems encountered in business with an emphasis on the areas of contracts, agency, employment, property, business organizations, and cases relating to these and other areas.


1. Define common law and statutory legal principles in substantive law areas.

2. Apply legal principles to fact patterns that emerge on a regular basis in the business world.

3. Recognize, analyze, and discuss various legal problems presented in specific situations.

4. Demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues in the business legal environment.

5. Develop critical thinking and case analysis skills.

To apply, complete the adjunct faculty application and submit a CV, statement of teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts. For immediate attention, please use the position title "Legal Environment of Business Adjunct-Immediate Need".

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.