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 TitleAdjunct InstructorArea of SpecialtyDepartmentUNT-Applied Arts & Sciences-135331Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

Applied Arts and Sciences is a unit of New College within the University of North Texas. Our staff and faculty work closely together to ensure that students declaring the Applied Arts and Sciences major can combine their prior educational experiences with UNT learning to build a degree that helps to advance their life and career goals. Our students come from many different backgrounds, and most transfer into our program with quite a few college credits, often including technical coursework. After completing the university core curriculum and additional upper level coursework, people earning the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree are prepared to tackle new challenges as leaders in business, industry, non-profit organizations, and community engagement. We emphasize teamwork and excellent communication about complex issues in our courses.

Position Summary

The Department of Applied Arts & Sciences program seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for Adjunct Instructors whose duties may include, but are not limited to teaching the following courses:
BAAS 3000 – Pathways to Civic Engagement
BAAS 3020 – Fundamentals of Inquiry and Discovery
BAAS 4100 – Managing a 21st Century Career

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a relevant field (i.e. Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Public Administration, Statistics).

Preferred Qualifications

PhD or ABD, Experience teaching in multidisciplinary or cross disciplinary courses, Experience with hybrid/online course instruction.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule


Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis 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 RequirementsTalk or HearPosting NumberA182PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Of the courses listed, which are you interested in teaching?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe your related teaching and/or research experience and expertise.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Which semester(s) do you wish to be considered for? Fall, Spring, Summer or Combination?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. What is your schedule availability? Days/Nights; Days of the Week; Location (e.g. Frisco, online courses, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Have you ever been employed by the University of North Texas? If so, in what capacity and last semester employed?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 7/10/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
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