Adjunct Instructor - 52209

UMKC Volker Campus
Jun 09, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Adjunct Instructor - 52209
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 37050
Hiring Department

The College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Race, Ethnic and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City

Job Description The Department of Race, Ethnic and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri – Kansas City is continuously seeking qualified candidates for adjunct instructor positions. The intent of this announcement is to identify a pool of adjunct instructors who are qualified to deliver undergraduate courses in the following areas: Black Studies, Latinx and Latin American Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and/or Intersectionality. These are term, non-benefit, non-tenure-accruing positions. Appointment periods are for the semester. A flat adjunct salary is determined based on level of educational degree. UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.

Minimum Qualifications Adjunct instructors should have a minimum of a master’s degree in Black Studies, Latinx and Latin American Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies or related fields. Those who hold a master’s degree outside of these fields must demonstrate expertise/specialization in one or more of these areas.

Full Time/Part Time


Application Deadline Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.

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.


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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.

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