UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - KANSAS CITY
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY
The Department of Political Science and Philosophy prepares
students for a variety of careers and develops analytical reading,
thinking, writing and argumentation skills.
The Department of Political Science and Philosophy at the
University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking qualified candidates
for an adjunct instructor position. The intent of this announcement
is to identify adjunct instructors who are qualified to deliver
undergraduate courses in Political Science and Philosophy.
Adjunct instructors should have a minimum of a master’s degree in
Political Science, or advanced degree in an area related to
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 three 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 need technical assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure
we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a
These are temporary, non-benefit, non-tenure-accruing positions.
Appointment periods are for the semester.
The department offers B.A. degrees in Political Science. Additional
information can be found on the department’s web site: https://cas.umkc.edu/politicalscience/
An official copy of transcripts(s), showing degree(s) with courses
completed, and conferring institution will be required before an
official offer is made to the candidate. Your appointment is
contingent upon verification of your degree.
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals
in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the
Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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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