Adjunct Instructor - Geography



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Posting Number: req1701 Department: Sch Geography, Dev & Environ Location: Main Campus Address: Tucson, AZ USA Position Highlights The Adjunct Instructor will provide part-time instruction for School of Geography, Development and Environment undergraduate programs for Fall (2020), Winter (2020/2021), Spring (2021), and Summer (2021), classes, contingent upon availability of funding. NOTE: The teaching schedule will be dependent upon class assignment; assignment may be classroom-based, virtual or some combination thereof, depending on need and instructor preference. This position may have no benefits eligibility, partial benefits eligibility, or full benefits eligibility depending on the number of courses taught. Full Benefits Information: Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! Limited Benefits Information: Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and disability programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here. As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program. Duties & Responsibilities Instruct undergraduate students in field of expertise. Plan lectures and assignments. Grade assigned papers and exams. Assess grades for students based upon performance in class, assignments and exams. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Geography Preferred Qualifications PhD in Geography Prior teaching experience in course Rank: Instructor Tenure Information Adjunct (NTE) FLSA: Exempt Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8 Job FTE: 0.20 Work Calendar: Academic Job Category: Faculty Benefits Eligible: No Benefits Rate of Pay: $6,000 Compensation Type: Per Course Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Open Until Filled: Yes Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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