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Adjunct Faculty - CAS

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Adjunct Faculty - CAS

Location:
Rock Hill, SC
Open Date:
Nov 27, 2017
Description:

The College of Arts & Sciences at Winthrop University seeks part-time (adjunct) instructors. Successful candidates must have a Master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline to be taught, be eligible to work in the United States, and successfully clear a background check. Previous teaching experience at the university level is strongly preferred. A variety of teaching schedules are available, including evening, hybrid, and online courses. Pay depends upon qualifications.

Below is a list of disciplines within the College of Arts & Sciences. Please note that Business courses (including Economics) and Education courses (including Counseling) are managed and delivered through other colleges. The College of Arts & Sciences does hire teacher education supervisors for the following programs, however: Social Studies education, Math education, English education, and Science education. 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry, Physics, & Geology
  • English (includes Literature, Writing, and Critical Thinking)
  • History
  • Human Nutrition
  • Mass Communication (includes Speech)
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work: Due to the volume of applications for this discipline, there is a separate application portal here: https://apply.interfolio.com/65392
  • Sociology, Criminology, & Anthropology
  • World Languages & Cultures (includes Spanish, French, and German; other languages may be considered)
  • African-American Studies
  • Environmental Studies/Science
  • Geography
  • Gerontology
  • International & Global Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Peace, Justice, & Conflict Resolution Studies
  • Women's & Gender Studies

Employment Conditions: A part-time, temporary position. Salary is dependent on academic qualifications and the number of courses to be taught.

Background Check Statement: Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

About Winthrop University

Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports.


Qualifications:

A master’s degree or higher and a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline to be taught

Previous teaching experience at the university level is strongly preferred


Application Instructions:

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and department chairs will then contact qualified applicants when a specific teaching need has been identified. For more information about working at Winthrop, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/hr/.

Required materials:

  • letter of application, including a summary of teaching experience
  • curriculum vitae
  • all graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial review; official transcripts are required prior to final appointment)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (i.e. student course evaluations or peer/supervisor teaching observation)
  • names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, if available, of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally

Social Work: If you wish to be considered for a teaching position in Social Work, you must use this application link: https://apply.interfolio.com/65392


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Organization

Ideally situated in the heart of the Carolinas, Winthrop University is a highly ranked public, comprehensive university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind.  Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers its students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement.  Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the “Winthrop Experience,” including the most recent US News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South.  

Winthrop Mag fall 2017Today more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000-plus graduate students are enrolled at Winthrop University.  The University recruits South Carolina’s most able students as well as highly qualified students from beyond the state whose presence adds diversity and enrichment.  Winthrop prides itself on being the institution of choice for groups traditionally under-represented on many college campuses, providing Winthrop faculty with the opportunity to create a teaching legacy that not only changes individual lives, but reshapes whole family trajectories.

Where we are matters, and Winthrop’s presence is significant.  Winthrop University is an active member of York County and recognized as a key component of the region’s economic growth.  With Charlotte  less than 20 minutes away—and 300-plus Fortune 500 Companies in Winthrop’s backyard—formal and informal community partnerships are numerous, threading through school and business networks. While Winthrop students have options about where they conduct their experiential learning, faculty and staff are privileged to select a residence from neighborhoods large, small, or somewhere in-between.  During holiday, Winthrop faculty find themselves a short drive from either the mountains or the beach.

Included in the National Register of Historic Places, Winthrop’s campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings.  The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 16 Division I men's and women's sports. The physical beauty of Winthrop’s campus is a source of great pride, one that reflects the learning community for which it provides a foundation.  

 

Whether in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, or College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University offers only those degree programs that can be delivered at an exemplary level.  High-impact practices such as first-year experiences, common intellectual experiences, undergraduate research, and global learning are embedded throughout the curriculum, encouraging active teaching and learning.  At Winthrop, faculty—not teaching assistants—are the lead facilitators, class sizes are small enough that teachers know their students by name, and faculty research agendas often include student collaborators. 

Quality student life programs supplement the academic, providing opportunities and services to foster student development along cognitive, personal, and interpersonal dimensions.  Students pursuing lifetime wellness can run alongside their faculty at the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center where members can access a climbing wall, four racquetball courts, a 25-yard pool with 8 lanes, four basketball courts, an 8,000 square foot weight room, 2,000 square feet of cardio space with four additional cardio stations, and two aerobic/activity rooms. 

Inside—and outside—the classroom Winthrop prioritizes a learning environment that produces Winthrop graduates who:

· Think critically and solve problems 

 

· Are personally and socially responsible 

 

· Understand the interconnected nature of the world and the time in which they live 

 

· Communicate effectively 

 

Faculty and staff who expertly model and teach these competencies are an excellent fit at Winthrop and a critical ingredient in the Winthrop Experience.  We encourage you to review current openings and bookmark our jobs page for future possibilities.

     

 

 

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
803-323-2211
Location
701 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill
South Carolina
29733
US

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