Adjunct Instructor (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions))

Tucson, AZ
Nov 20, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Aerospace & Mechanical Engr

Department Website Link:

Medical Sub-Speciality:


Main Campus


1130 N. Mountain Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights:

The Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department (AME) invites qualified applicants to apply for an Adjunct Instructor position (part-time, non-tenure eligible) to team-teach AME 426 and teach AME 230.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Team teach AME 426, Rocket Propulsion
  • Instruct AME 230, Thermodynamics.
  • Preparation of course instruction and classroom instruction.
  • Hold scheduled office hours.
  • Instructor load will be determined by Department Head.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field; OR
  • Significant previous practical experience (e.g. executive in a large company, top executive in a small company, or business owner); OR
  • Tested experience to include: professional certifications and achievement in engineering, or a related field, directly relevant to the subjects taught; OR
  • Five or more years of relevant work experience (e.g. in private sector) in engineering or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Successful college or university teaching experience.

Rank :

Tenure Information:

Adjunct (NTE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:

.10 - .49

Work Calendar:


Job Category:


Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

Per Course

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Nancy Preble
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At 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.

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