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Online Adjunct Faculty - Humanities and Social Sciences

Unity College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 12, 2022
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The Company

At Unity, sustainability isnt a buzzword. Its the foundation of our entire approach and has been for more than 50 years.

We apply sustainability principles to everything we do, from our properties around the State of Maine, to our online degrees offered to students everywhere, to our enrichment experiences and entrepreneurial endeavors at locations from northern Maine to Arizona to Brazil.

Engage with Unity College and youll start to ask tough questions, challenge the status quo, and envision new possibilities. If taking the lead in creating a more sustainable future sounds like the future you want, we can make it happen.

The Position

Unity College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach Humanities and Social Sciences courses for our online undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight different terms for undergraduate students and eight weeks in five different terms for graduate students.
  • We are particularly interested in hiring adjunct faculty to develop and teach courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Courses to be potentially covered include Understanding Diversity and the Environment, American Government: Foundations in Environmental Law, History of Creating Environmental Social Change, Global Conflicts, Reconciliations, and Transformations, as well as Global Literature and Social Justice.
  • Courses are taught asynchronously with an average of 20 students per course.

The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DVM) in the discipline or a masters degree with ample experience in the profession.
  • Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.
  • Prior experience in instructing Sociology, Political Science, and Environmental Literature strongly desired. Professional work in environmental justice and social change initiatives are also desirable.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college.
The Location

Unity Colleges distance education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.


This is a temporary part time position and is not eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the Apply Now button and submit a CV, cover letter and points of contact for three references.

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