Graduate School of Public Leadership Adjunct Instructors

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Requisition Number FAC - 201000000257
Job Title Graduate School of Public Leadership Adjunct Instructors
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach in the Graduate School of Public Leadership.

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 by providing 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 can be filled as they occur. The adjunct instructor is responsible for teaching graduate courses and is expected to be enthusiastic about teaching and student success.


UNT Dallas is hiring for the following positions to begin in the Fall 2018 semester or the Spring 2019 semester.

  • Managing Financial Resources
  • Data Analytics/Research Methods
  • Organizational Theory
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leading and Managing Public Organizations
  • Program Evaluation
  • Performance Measurement & Management
  • Leadership in the Administrative State
  • Intergovernmental Relations & Management
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Nonprofit Leadership & Management

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:
  • Doctorate in the discipline or a closely related discipline (i.e. Public Administration)
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience teaching graduate courses.
  • Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff and faculty.

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. Graduate classes take place once per week during the evenings (Mon - Thurs) or on Saturdays.

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 Ms. Michelle Baptiste at [email protected]

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. * Do you have a Doctorate in the discipline or a closely related discipline (i.e. Public Administration)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Research Interests
  3. Teaching philosophy





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Posted: 1/5/2019
Application Due: 3/6/2019
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