Part-Time Instructor Open Pool in Multiple Disciplines- School of Professional Studies

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: 3093 (SPS- Undergraduate Programs)
Locations:: Worcester, MA
Posted:: Jun 12, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time - Exempt
Ref. No.:: SPS- Pooled Adjunct Positions
Position ID:: 122954

About Clark University:

Founded in 1887, Clark was one of the first all-graduate institutions in the United States. Today the University is a highly-ranked, student-centered institution educating approximately 2,350 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. This commitment to scholarship and inquiry reflects the University's commitment to "challenge convention and change our world" and to address issues of critical importance to society. It is also reflected by Clark's many national and international distinctions, including recognition for its diversity and inclusion efforts, innovation, community engagement and impact, as a top green campus, and for having a distinguished geography and international development program. Clark has also been included in the groundbreaking Colleges that Change Lives guide since it was first published in 1996.

Clark is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a dynamic, diverse city "on the rise." The second largest city in New England, Worcester is home to 11 institutions of higher learning and is increasingly recognized for its growing healthcare and biotechnology communities, its thriving cultural scene, and as a vibrant food hub

Job Description:

Clark University

School of Professional Studies Undergraduate Programs

Part-Time Instructor Open Pool in Multiple Disciplines

Clark University is a private, co-educational research-intensive university with approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. Since its founding in 1887 as the first all-graduate school in the United States, Clark has been a recognized leader in innovative research and interdisciplinary academic programs. The School of Professional Studies (SPS) focuses on practical education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, integrating hands-on experiences with coursework taught by professors of practice who currently are working in the field.

The SPS Undergraduate Programs seek qualified individuals to join our adjunct hiring pool to express their interest in future, part-time teaching assignments in multiple disciplines:

American Sign Language
Computer science/Information technology
English composition/writing

Most courses are in the evenings. Experienced online instructors will be considered for hybrid or online teaching assignments.

Part-time faculty expectations include an adherence to undergraduate program requirements, highly satisfactory attendance record, and regular, well-scheduled office hours.



  • Master's degree or bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • For online instruction and course development, candidate must have recent online teaching or course design experience.

Preference is given to candidates with:

  • College-level teaching experience
  • Experience working with adult learners and international students
  • An earned terminal degree from an accredited college/university

Additional Information:

Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

Application Instructions:

Applications will be accepted continuously into the pool and will be used to fill vacancies as they become available. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the program.

You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

Cover letter

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Job No:
Posted: 8/13/2020
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time