• Humanities, Adjunct

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/18/2018 5:02 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
    Org Number
    Humanities and Philosophy
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    Proposed Salary Range
    $700 or $915 per credit hour, depending on degree
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Mon - Fri
    Preference Date
    Exempt Status
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Online Faculty application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and degree transcripts for highest degree earned.  Additional documentation may be requested at a later date.  If you have confidential letters of reference please instruct senders to email them to jobs@uco.edu.  These will be uploaded to your application file.


    Evidence of teaching success is optional, but preferred.  Attach under the "Other" tab in your Candidate Profile.

    College/Department Overview

    The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152 part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850 undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34 undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.

    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

    Humanities Adjuncts teach core curriculum classes in Humanities, including General Humanities, Ancient to Medieval Humanities and Renaissance-Modern Humanities.

    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

    Experience in teaching college-level humanities disciplines preferred.  MA in a humanities-related field required, with Ph.D. preferred. Humanities fields include art history, music, literature, history, philosophy, religious studies, or related disciplines.  An interdisciplinary humanities background in at least two of these areas is strongly preferred.


    Knowledge of subject matter, working with core curriculum, teaching lower-level undergraduate classes.  Willingness to teach some classes online after appropriate training.

    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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