Adjunct Instructor, School of Government & Public Policy



Job description

Posting Number: req4226

Department: School of Govt & Public Policy

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The School of Government & Public Policy at the University of Arizona seeks an Adjunct Instructor (part-time, non-tenure eligible, non-benefits eligible) for the spring 2021 Semester Session II (03/15/21-05/23/21) in the area of American National Government.

The School of Government & Public Policy (SGPP) was formed in 2009 by combining two highly ranked programs – political science and public administration and policy – bringing them under a single roof. Located in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, SGPP is one of the largest schools at the University of Arizona and is uniquely situated to serve as a new model for public affairs education by promoting high-caliber research, teaching, community outreach, and civic leadership. By offering leading programs in political science, international relations, public policy, and public management, SGPP prepares men and women for leadership positions in the public and nonprofit sectors.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruct undergraduate students in field of American National Government
  • Plan class lectures and assignments
  • Grade papers and exams
  • Assign projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in related subject relevant to class assignment

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in related subject relevant to class assignment

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Job FTE: .20

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $5,000

Compensation Type: Per Course

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Expected End Date: 5/23/2021

Contact Information for Candidates

General questions can be directed the School of Government & Public Policy Administration Manager, Angela Hackett at [email protected].

Open Until Filled: Yes

How to apply

Apply online

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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.