Adjunct Instructor - Department of Communication and Journalism, UMKC School of Humanities and

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 12, 2023

Hiring Department


Job Description

The Department of Communication and Journalism is continuously seeking qualified candidates for part-time Adjunct Instructor teaching positions. The positions are non-benefit eligible, non-tenure track position at the rank of Adjunct Instructor. The faculty member will provide instruction in any number of areas in which they qualify including but not limited to Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Group Dynamics, Communication Theory, Journalism, Persuasion, Advertising, Public Relations, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication.

Minimum Qualifications

MA in Communication Studies or related field, or equivalent professional experience.

Full Time/Part Time

This is a Part-Time, non-benefit eligible, non-tenure track academic position. Appointment periods are per semester with consideration for reappointment based upon student evaluations and positive review by the department chair.


Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.

Application Instructions

Application materials must be submitted online at . Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of 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 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.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.


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We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

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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