Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, UA South (Human Services)( Multiple Positions)



Job description

Tucson, AZ

Department: University of Arizona South (2910)

Location: UA South

Position Summary

The Human Services Program is seeking applications for an adjunct instructor for online class delivery. The successful applicant will be required to teach elective courses to undergraduate human services students, including but not limited to topics covering Community Health Work, and Mental Health. Instructors who enjoy working with a diverse, non-traditional student population in a primarily online format will flourish with our students/program.

Adjunct instructors are required to attend meetings, maintain regular student contact and submit materials to the Program Director as requested throughout the term of appointment.

A limited number of openings are available each semester, contingent upon enrollment and funding.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Human Services Program Director to prepare course syllabus, develop course content, assignments, and activities.
  • Deliver course materials online via D2L and deliver lectures and activities in hybrid F2F sessions.
  • Critique and grade student assignments and examinations, providing formative feedback.
  • Maintain regular student contact.
  • Attend program meetings as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field to courses taught.
  • Experienced in working with community health workers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience/interest in distance, hybrid and online learning
  • Ph.D. in a related field
  • Demonstrated professional commitment to teaching, with respect to non-traditional learners

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information: Adjunct (NTE)

FTE: 0.20

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Benefits Eligible: No

Posted Rate of Pay: DOE

Job Category: Faculty

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: F21884

Desired Start Date: 08/12/2019

Position End Date (if temporary): 12/15/2019

Contact Information for Candidates

Sheena Brown
[email protected]

Open Until Filled: Yes

Review Begins On: 05/06/2019

How to apply

Apply online

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona’s mission.