Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.
This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from
which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point
in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in
the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct faculty members provide a quality
learning experience for students and support the educational
philosophy, mission, and long-term goals of the University of
Central Oklahoma, the College of Liberal Arts, and the hiring
department. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, advise and
mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain student
records in accordance with university policies. Adjunct faculty
members work in a collaborative manner with full- and part-time
colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures
outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Political Science Adjuncts teach core curriculum classes in
Political Science, including American Federal Government and
Introduction to World Politics, and/or courses in the areas of Law
and Public Administration, depending on departmental needs.
Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the
position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs
approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and
Doctorate and experience in teaching college-level political
science, law, and/or public administration is preferred.
Knowledge of subject matter, working with core curriculum, teaching
lower-level undergraduate classes.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.