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Adjunct Lecturer, Social Sciences

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* Adjunct positions in the Department of Social Sciences are filled as needed. To be considered a candidate for this position, please complete an on-line application. Also, please send an email, indicating your interest and qualifications, with attached curriculum vitae, to: Dr. David Branham, Chair of the Department of Social Sciences branhamd@uhd.edu. * In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility for employment in the United States.

Position Details

Title Information

Requisition Number 00307
Job Title Adjunct Lecturer, Social Sciences
Division Academic & Student Affairs
College Academic Affairs & Provost
Department Social Sciences
Job Code 1070
Grade 999
FTE

.50

Full Time/Part Time Part-time
FLSA Status Salary
About UHD

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community’s wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes. UHD employed over 1,100 faculty and staff.

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 44 areas and eight master’s degree programs. Over 14,000 students attend classes in five Colleges: Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Service and Sciences and Technology, as well as University College, which serves as the entry point for all students coming to UHD. Approximately 2,000 students graduate each year with degrees in humanities and the arts, social sciences, business, the sciences and technology, education and criminal justice. As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD— The University of Houston, UH-Clear Lake and UH-Victoria as well as two teaching centers— UH System at Sugar Land UH System at Cinco Ranch.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The policy of the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran’s status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHD prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Employees, students, and visitors to campus with questions and/or complaints regarding discrimination, or sexual misconduct (such as sexual violence) under Title IX may contact Mr. Tommy Thomason, Title IX Coordinator and Assistant Dean, Student Affairs or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Mr. Thomason can be contacted as follows:

Mr. Tommy Thomason
One Main Street, Suite S-380
Houston, TX 77002-1001
thomasont@uhd.edu
(713) 221-8056

Notes to Applicants
  • Adjunct positions in the Department of Social Sciences are filled as needed. To be considered a candidate for this position, please complete an on-line application. Also, please send an email, indicating your interest and qualifications, with attached curriculum vitae, to:
    Dr. David Branham, Chair of the Department of Social Sciences
    branhamd@uhd.edu.
  • In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.

Position Information

Position Number 00030230
Job Description
  • The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Houston—Downtown seeks qualified adjunct instructors to teach in the following disciplines: philosophy, history, political science, psychology, anthropology, geography and sociology. The candidate must plan and create course syllabi, lecture and provide quality instruction and guidance, follow established institutional guidelines, evaluate student performance, maintain a positive educational environment in the classroom, etc.
Requirements

Candidates must hold a Masters degree with at least 18 hours of graduate course work in the particular discipline.

Preferred Qualifications
Security Sensitive Position No
Employee Class Faculty

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents