Adjunct Instructor: Graduate Programs

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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 Instructor: Graduate ProgramsArea of SpecialtyDepartmentUNT-Teacher Education & Admin-132330Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimePart-TimeSalary InformationDepartment Summary

The Department of Teacher Education and Administration seeks to improve educational practice through the generation of knowledge and to prepare professionals who serve students in an effective, inclusive, and equitable manner. Our focus is on the preparation of highly competent educators, educational researchers, and administrators who employ current theory and research as they fill these important roles. The department also provides service to educational institutions, governmental agencies, and practitioners at all levels.

Position Summary

The Department of Teacher Education 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 teaching needs.

The work assignments are associated with teaching graduate courses whose duties may include 5000- and 6000-level courses in the following areas: Curriculum & Instruction, Curriculum Studies, Early Childhood Education, Language and Literacy Studies, and Educational Leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctoral degree in appropriate field
At least 18 semester hours in appropriate field.

Preferred Qualifications

Higher education teaching experience.
Experience with online/hybrid/remote instruction.
Experience with culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations.
EC-12 teaching/ leadership experience (minimum three years).

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Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO 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 NumberA116PPosition 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. Do you have an advanced certification? If so, what is it (e.g., superintendent, principal, reading specialist)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How many courses do you wish to teach? One, two, three or more?

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. 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. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. List of Names and Contact Information for 3 references
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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    Posted: 10/10/2020
    Application Due: 1/8/2021
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