Geography, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Adjunct

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-2140
# of Openings
10
Category
Adjunct Faculty
Org Number
010079
Department
History and Geography
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Adjunct
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
$700 or $915 per credit hour, depending on degree
Hours Per Week
Varies
Weeks Per Year
Varies
Regular Workdays/Hours
Varies

Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information about the University of Central Oklahoma, please visit www.uco.edu.

Position Overview

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct faculty members provide quality learning experience for students and support the educational philosophy, mission, and long-term goals of the University of Central Oklahoma, the College of Liberal Arts, and the hiring department. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, advise and mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain student records in accordance with university policies. Adjunct faculty members work in a collaborative manner with full- and part-time colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

The Department of History and Geography seeks instructors to teach undergraduate geography courses, especially Regional Geography of the World.

 

This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants for which the Department may draw on as sections become available throughout the academic year.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master’s Degree in Geography. Experience in teaching at the university level preferred, but not required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Teaches, advises and mentors students. Evaluates student performance and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works collaboratively with colleagues and professional peers.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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