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Adjunct Instructor - 44500

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Volker Campus
Closing date
Jul 9, 2021

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Job Title: Adjunct Instructor - 44500
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 36697
Hiring Department

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications to identify a pool of Adjunct Instructors who are qualified to deliver undergraduate and graduate level course in the department of Earth & Environmental Sciences. The department offers coursework in earth and environmental sciences, geography, geology, and geospatial sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should possess a terminal graduate-level degree in geospatial technology, environmental science, geography, geology, or related fields, a strong record of professional experience in ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine software, and ESRI’s Virtual Campus training materials. Candidates must be able to design and deliver training with Zoom and CANVAS to meet student learning outcomes. Candidates must be certificated for online teaching.

Full Time/Part Time

Part Time, Non-Benefit eligible position


Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and may be prorated based on class enrollments.

Application Deadline

Application materials should be submitted at least 30 days before the class(es) starts.

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted online at Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.


Apply online at


An official copy of transcripts(s), showing degree(s) with courses completed, and conferring institution will be required before an official offer is made to the candidate.

The University requires that we maintain an official copy of your higher education transcripts. An official copy of that transcript must be sent to the Office of Earth & Environmental Sciences attention: Megan Medley, 5110 Rockhill Rd, Flarshiem Hall 420, Kansas City, MO 64110 or [email protected]. Your appointment is contingent upon verification of your degree.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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