Adjunct Instructor (Continuous Posting), UMKC Department of Race, Ethnic & Gender Studies, 52208

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The Department of Race, Ethnic, and Gender Studies (REGS) at University of Missouri-Kansas City is hiring an adjunct to teach part-time on topics related to Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality. The position involves teaching undergraduate students in introductory courses that provide a foundational understanding of ongoing issues in these areas.

UMKC is a comprehensive urban university in the land-grant tradition, and education in issues of Race, Ethnic, and Gender Studies is seen as an important part of that tradition.

The Race, Ethnic, and Gender Studies Department recognizes that UMKC faculty, staff, and students work and reside on the unceded ancestral lands of the Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), Washtáge Monzhán (Kaw/Kansa), Osage, and Ochéthi Šakówi¿ (Sioux) Peoples.

Minimum Qualifications

A Master of Arts or Ph.D. in the humanities or social sciences is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching college/university courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. The REGS Department also values community service/work experience.

Full Time/Part Time

Part time, non-tenure track, nonbenefit eligible academic position

Application Instructions

To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please email .

For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 46550 and name of the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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