Adjunct Instructor - Missoula College

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Women's & Gender Studies, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time

Adjunct Faculty– Chemical Addiction Studies and Psychology

Missoula College at the University of Montana in Missoula invites qualified individuals to apply for teaching positions within Chemical Addiction Studies and Psychology in the Department of Applied Arts and Sciences (AASc). AASc is seeking individuals with a passion for teaching courses in social and behavioral sciences at the 100- and 200-level. A fall 2022 hire date is anticipated.

The successful candidate(s) will have the ability to effectively teach addiction studies coursework, work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the external community, and contribute to the department, Missoula College, and University.

Additional Qualifications
  • Candidates are required to possess a master's degree along with the appropriate credentials to teach behavioral sciences and addiction studies (e.g. counselor education, social work, or psychology).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in instructional methodology and curriculum design.
  • Demonstrated successful teaching in behavioral sciences, preferably in a two-year college setting.
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty members on other two- and four-year campuses.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Licensing in Addictions Counseling
  • Familiarity with UM academic programs, policies, and procedures
Position Details
  • Based on FTE
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

About UM and Missoula College

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

Missoula College, the two-year unit of the University of Montana, provides outstanding occupational and technical education covering 40 programs. Areas of study include business and health care professions, applied computing and electronics, and energy and industrial technologies. An Associate of Arts general education program is also available to students desiring a transfer degree for a baccalaureate degree program. Most programs begin in the fall with some programs offering spring entry. The mission of Missoula College is to create a comprehensive, accessible, student-centered learning environment that fosters individual growth, facilitates workforce development, and provides a foundation for advanced academic achievement.

The mission of the Department of Applied Arts and Sciences is to be the center of academic excellence for University of Montana students seeking two-year degrees leading to academic, professional, or technical careers. AASc provides instruction in communication studies, mathematics, psychology, natural sciences, and writing studies as well as developmental instruction in mathematics and writing. The Department also houses the University of Montana’s Associate of Arts and Associate of Sciences general education transfer degrees.

To learn more about the University of Montana, please visit the links below.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment.
In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.
ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference.
Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
References *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant.
Testing Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions.

Employment Eligibility. All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Tuesday June 14, 2022

Applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. Application review will begin after date above and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following application materials via "New Resume/CV" button below.

*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.
  • Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required skills for the position
  • Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience
  • Three (3) professional references - Names and contact information
Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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