School of Human Services Undergraduate Adjunct Instructors Pool (Fall 2018/Spring 2019)

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000240
Job Title School of Human Services Undergraduate Adjunct Instructors Pool (Fall 2018/Spring 2019)
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach in School of Human Services.

UNT Dallas - the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city - seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families, and communities. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to provide high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow's careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach, and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to:

Qualified individuals are being sought to establish a pool of readily available talented persons from which these vacancies are filled as they occur. The adjunct instructor is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about teaching and student success.

UNT Dallas is hiring for the following positions to begin Fall 2018/Spring 2019.
• Child Development & Family Studies
• Human Services
• Gerontology
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Substance Abuse Treatment

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching area.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • State certification or licensing in the subject matter where required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) for all Bilingual education positions
  • Terminal degree in the specific discipline or a closely related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate courses.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Significant pedagogical knowledge and understanding in course development desirable.
  • Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff, and faculty.
  • Bilingual skills for positions in EC-6 Bilingual program.
  • Experience with online course development and instruction.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a CV, a letter of application that outlines the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position, and unofficial graduate transcripts to For additional information visit or contact Judith Nix @ [email protected]
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.
University of North Texas at Dallas is an AA/ADA/EOE

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Linked In
    • Indeed
    • Professional Diversity Network
    • Company Website
    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Identify the disciplines below that you have a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.
    • Child Development & Family Studies
    • School Counselor Education
    • Counseling
    • Gerontology
    • Human Services
    • Mediation Specialist
    • Substance Abuse
  4. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD (or terminal degree for your discipline)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. References
  5. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcript
  2. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  3. Teaching philosophy
  4. Post graduate transcript
  5. Teacher certification
  6. PhD or other Doctoral Degree





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Posted: 3/16/2018
Application Due: 5/15/2018
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