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Adjunct Instructor - History

Alcorn State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Art History, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, History, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Information

Job Title

Adjunct Instructor - History

FLSA Status


Posted Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status

Part Time .50


School of Arts & Sciences

Job Summary

To teach the undergraduate courses(History) in the Department of Social Sciences:
  • HI 111 World Civilization
  • HI 112 World Civilization
  • HI 205 United States History
  • HI 326 The Old South
  • HI 347 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HI 460 Twentieth Century Europe
  • HI 501 Historiography
  • HI 506 Afro-American History
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Communicate effectively with individuals and groups
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of common learning management systems such as BANNER and CANVAS
  • Proficient with standard office applications on personal computers
  • Proven ability to work with departments across all levels of the University
  • Provide support for continuous process improvement of the academic programs and the department
Essential Job Functions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching adult students; instruct, manage, motivate, mentor, evaluate and advise them;
  • Interact with students in an appropriate, professional manner;
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course;
  • Help students reach their academic, personal, and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects diversity, modeling respect and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn;
  • Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, student performance data, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments;
  • Attend classes regularly, maintain active syllabi, and return reports, credentials, and other requested documents in a timely manner;
  • Maintain effective written and communication with chair or designee;
  • Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislation;
  • Participate in training/workshops that are mandated for instructors.
  • Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and values of the Department of Social Sciences and Alcorn State University.

Terminal degree or Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in Political Science or closely related field.
The candidate must have demonstrated teaching experience at the university level.

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EEO / ADA Statement

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

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Number of Vacancies




Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  7. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents
  1. Resume

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