Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.
This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from
which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point
in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in
the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct faculty provide a quality learning
experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty
reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties
and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the
mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship
of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and
facilitator of learning.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The Department of Humanities & Philosophy at the University of
Central Oklahoma seeks to hire an Humanities adjunct to teach HUM
2000 Introduction to Chickasaw Humanities. This course serves as an
introduction to Chickasaw language, history and culture. This three
credit-hour course will be offered in Fall 2022. The course may be
offered in person, through a synchronous meeting program such as
Zoom or Webex, or some combination of the two. Curriculum support
and some course content will be provided.
The successful candidate should be very familiar with the Chickasaw
nation, language, history, and culture. Language knowledge does not
have to be at or near fluency, but an intermediate level of
language proficiency is desirable. A Master’s degree and college
teaching experience are preferred, but candidates who can
demonstrate a robust understanding of Chickasaw language and
culture will be considered with an earned Bachelor’s degree.
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student
performance, and maintains department and student records in
accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational
philosophy of the university, the mission and long term goals of
the University. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and
professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate
specifically to faculty. Adheres to all policies and procedures
outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.