Adjunct Instructor - History, various fields

St. Louis, MO
Apr 19, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100764Job TitleAdjunct Instructor - History, various fieldsWorking TitleFall 2019Position TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses online and/or on main campus. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty members to teach History undergraduate courses (On-ground).

**Refer to the Special Instructions to Applicants section for information regarding specific and general course needs.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
•Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract
•Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System)
•Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus
•Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines
•Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered
•Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
•Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner
•Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns
•Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course
•Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s degree in History or related field from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications

•Doctorate with at least 15 graduate credit hours in History from a regionally accredited institution
•Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date04/18/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise.

We are also looking for qualified instructors to teach the following courses in these specific semesters:

Fall 2019
•American History to 1877 – On-ground
•American History since 1877 – On-ground
•East Asian Peoples, Politics, and Cultures – on-ground

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. * If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a minimum of a Master’s degree in History or related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1

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