10002690 Telecommunications Management, Graduate School - Adjunct Faculty

May 05, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Faculty

Telecommunications Management

UMUC Stateside

The Graduate School

Location:  Online

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, online in the Telecommunications Management program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following courses:

  • TLMN 602 - Telecommunications Industry: Structure and Environment: A study of major technological, legal, and regulatory developments (national and international) that have molded the structure of the current telecommunications industry.  Topics include early legislation, the regulated monopoly, antitrust, divestiture, and recent legislation that has led to the current industry environment of the competition and incipient integration of different industry segments.  The roles of various national and international institutions in shaping the telecommunications industry are discussed.
  • TLMN 623 - Telecommunications Networks: A study of computer networks and telecommunications functionality, characteristics, and configurations.  Recent advances in standardization, internetworking, and development of LANs (local area networks), MANs (metropolitan area networks), and WANs (wide area networks) are examined.  Topics include network topologies; protocols; architecture; and current and emerging protocols such as asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), 10 gigabit Ethernet, and the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) Reference Model.  Emphasis is on emerging trends in telecommunications, network technologies, and services.  Discussion also covers strategies for network planning, implementation, management, and security.  
  • TLMN 630 - An analysis of issues surrounding the design and use of satellite communications systems.  Topics include satellite system characteristics such as type, class (bandwidth, standards, and availability), applications, interfaces, traffic patterns, network installation, performance criteria, hardware, and cost.  Current and planned satellite communications are examined and compared to future needs and technologies.   

Required Education and Experience

Materials needed for submission

  • Resume/ Curriculum Vitae
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/degree evaluation from WES, AACRAO or IERF

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMUC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMUC

UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements.

The Information Technology/Telecommunications Management Program at UMUC:

Please visit: http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/masters-degrees/information-technology/telecommunications-management.cfm to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework.

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts and references during the candidate selection process. 


The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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