Adjunct Instructor, Journalism (Spring 2021)

Tucson, AZ
Oct 05, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Adjunct Instructor, Journalism (Spring 2021) Posting Numberreq2648 DepartmentJournalism Department Website Link Sub-SpecialityLocationMain Campus AddressTucson, AZ USA Position Highlights

The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona is seeking a dynamic and experienced Journalism instructor for a spring Adjunct Lecturer position to instruct students in field of expertise. This is a non-tenure eligible position for Spring 2021. The position is in the School of Journalism in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

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The School of Journalism at the University of Arizona seeks an adjunct instructor to provide part time instruction for Journalism major and minor students for Spring 2021 classes, contingent upon availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Instruct undergraduate students in field of expertise
  • Plan class lectures and assignments
  • Grade assigned papers and exams
  • Hold regular office hours
  • Assign grades to students, based upon performance in class assignments and exams.
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Background in Journalism
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related field and at least five years of professional experience as a journalist. 
  • Experience in teaching

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous teaching experience at college or university level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education.
  • Rank Tenure InformationFLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week8 Job FTE.20Work CalendarAcademicJob CategoryFacultyBenefits EligibleNo Benefits Rate of PayDOECompensation TypeContingent on Student Enrollment Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies0 Target Hire Date1/2/2021 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates

    Debbie Cross
    email: [email protected]

    Open Date10/2/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.