Adjunct Instructor, UMKC School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Political Science and Philosophy



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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.

Job Description

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.

Qualifications

Adjunct instructors should have a minimum of a master’s degree in Political Science, or advanced degree in an area related to Political Science.

Application Materials

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 umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu .

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.

Other Information

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.

Benefit Eligibility

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 .

Values Commitment

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

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