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Adjunct Lecturer at SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 8, 2023

Job Details

Job Description:

The State University of New York at Oneonta is establishing a pool of applicants for a potential adjunct teaching position(s). Applications will be kept on file for consideration for two years and drawn upon to provide temporary staffing when needed. An appointment will be for one semester, with the possibility of extension. We actively seek adjunct faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.

To learn more about the University and academic departments, please visit and .

A day in the life includes:
  • Teaching an undergraduate course(s) in the area of study
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Developing and implementing course material
  • Holding office hours
  • Grading student coursework
  • Advising students on how to be successful in class
  • Completing a course assessment at the end of the semester
  • Developing and managing the class syllabus and ensuring that the syllabus meets department and college standards.
Salary : Varied depending on department needs. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at .


Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher in the specified field; in rare cases, documented professional experience in the field may be considered with a bachelor's degree.
  • Proficiency in written communication, presentation, and collaborative skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Experience with Brightspace, Degree works, and/or Microsoft Software
  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior college-level teaching experience with in-person modalities.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. "At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and copies of transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: .


SUNY Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, four-year, public university. We offer small classes, loads of activities, opportunities for undergraduate research, student/faculty interaction and an attractive cost of attendance.

Nestled in the hills of Central New York, the university’s idyllic setting is ideal for study, adventure and self-discovery. Just “up the hill” from the charming City of Oneonta, our campus and the surrounding community engages, nurtures, and inspires.

Caring is our longest-standing tradition, traced all the way back to the school’s founding in the late 1800s. Today our growing alumni network spans the globe, advancing the values of inclusivity, service and sustainability that exemplify SUNY Oneonta.


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