Adjunct Instructor, Materials Science and Engineering

Tucson, AZ
Nov 20, 2020
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Four-Year Institution
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Materials Science & Engr

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Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) invites applications for part-time, non-tenure- eligible, adjunct instructor position to begin in January 2021. Position is available for spring semester; FTE will fluctuate based on department need and course enrollment. Specific course in undergraduate instruction to be taught includes 1) Fundamentals of Materials for Engineers (MSE 331R). This undergraduate course covers principles which underlie and relate the behavior, properties and processing of materials to their engineering applications. Successful candidate will be required to provide credentials such as diplomas and/or transcripts.
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Duties & Responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate students in MSE 331r – Fundamentals of Materials for Engineers
• Plan and create weekly lectures, in class discussions and assignments.
• Assign homework, hold office hours, and administer exams.
• Grade assignments, quizzes and exams.
• Organize course material in the D2L online management system.
• Other duties may be assigned by Department Head.

Minimum Qualifications:

• MS degree in materials science and engineering or related discipline, AND five years of work and/or teaching experience in the discipline.

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Tenure Information:

Adjunct (NTE)



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Part Time

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Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

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Compensation Type:

Per Course

Type of criminal background check required::

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

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Pierre Deymier
Department Head
[email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume 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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