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 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:
Instruct up to three sections of first-year composition classes
during the Fall and Spring semesters. Composition courses at UCO
focus on expository writing, argumentation, and research.
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
Master's degree in English required, MA in Comp/Rhet preferred. Two
years college-level teaching experience required. Must be available
for morning, afternoon, and/or evening sessions as assigned.
Adjunct faculty in English are instructors-of-record and are
responsible for planning lessons, developing assignments and
activities, grading and returning student work, and holding classes
as scheduled by the University. Additional duties include
scheduling office hours, answering email promptly, administering
course evaluations, and meeting College of Liberal Arts and English
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing.
Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping,
kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually
identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with
supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance
required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA
requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.