College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Political Science
The Political Science Department will accept applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor. This is a part-time, unranked position renewable on a semester basis based on positive student evaluations and positive review by department chair. The position will be responsible for teaching, not to exceed 2 classes per semester, using a syllabus that is approved by the department. Salary is based on education and experience. UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.
A Master's in Political Science with teaching experience at the collegiate level
PhD in Political Science
Full Time/Part Time
This is a part-time, non benefit eligible, non-tenure-accruing position. Appointment periods are per semester.
Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.
To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).
If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.
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