Adjunct Faculty– Chemical Addiction Studies and
at the University of Montana in Missoula
invites qualified individuals to apply for teaching positions
within Chemical Addiction Studies and Psychology
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.
- 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
- Demonstrated proficiency in instructional methodology and
- Demonstrated successful teaching in behavioral sciences,
preferably in a two-year college setting.
- Ability to collaborate with faculty members on other two- and
- Licensing in Addictions Counseling
- Familiarity with UM academic programs, policies, and
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.
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
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
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of
In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations.
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
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materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the
Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to
administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential
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,
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
- Three (3) professional references - Names and contact
Montana, United States