Adjunct/Part-Time Instructors; Geography and Earth Sciences

Position Information

General Information

Position Number EPTF50
Working Title Adjunct/Part-Time Instructors; Geography and Earth Sciences
Division Academic Affairs
Department Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)
Work Unit Geography and Earth Sciences
Work Location Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
Vacancy Open To All Candidates
Position Designation Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty
Employment Type Temporary - Part-time
Hours per week Varies
Work Schedule


Pay Rate Varies
Minimum Experience/Education

Faculty teaching undergraduate courses: doctorate or master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline.

Faculty teaching graduate courses: earned doctorate / terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the highest earned degree in the discipline.

UNC Charlotte also considers competence, effectiveness, and capacity, including, as appropriate, undergraduate and graduate degrees, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Background in Geography, Earth Sciences, Geology, Meteorology, Environmental Sciences or similar discipline with teaching experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for adjunct or part-time faculty. These positions are temporary and usually involve teaching a particular course or courses for a particular semester. These positions are temporary and do not accrue benefits.

Responsibilities could include: Developing and/or updating course syllabus, preparation of lectures, projects, or other student assignments, meeting all designated class periods, maintaining regularly scheduled office hours, grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner, submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Proposed Hire Date 08/21/2017
Expected Length of Assignment Fall 2017 and/or Spring 2018, and/or Summer 2018 with possible reappointment
Posting Open Date 08/02/2017
Posting Close Date 05/31/2018
Special Notes to Applicants

Finalist are subject to a criminal background check and must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States. Finalist will be asked to provide three letters of reference, an official transcript and an Academic Equivalency Evaluation, if necessary.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • HERC Job Board
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    • Other
  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document