Public Leadership Adjunct Instructor

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting Title:

Public Leadership Adjunct Instructor


DAL-Public Leadership-514240

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Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach in the Graduate School of Public Leadership. Adjunct instructors must be able to provide teaching on campus at the UNT Dallas campus located at 7400 University Hills Blvd., Dallas, TX 75241.

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:

Position Summary:

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. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about teaching and student success.

UNT Dallas is hiring for the following positions to begin in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.

Data Analytics/Research Methods
Leading and Managing Public Organizations
Performance Measurement & Management
Public Private Partnerships
Intergovernmental Relations

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in the discipline or a closely related discipline (i.e., Public Administration, Public Affairs, Public Policy)
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
  • PhD in Educational Leadership does not qualify.
  • PhD Candidates do not qualify.

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.

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Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Writing, Talk or Hear

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a CV, a letter of application that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications and experience for the position, a teaching evaluation, and unofficial graduate transcripts to For additional information visit or contact Dr. Janiece Upshaw at [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 4/18/2020
Application Due: 7/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time