Adjunct Instructorsï¿½School of Public Affairs (for Academic Years 2014-15 & 2015-16)
Saint Cloud State University
St. Cloud State University is seeking applications for potential adjunct instructors (part-time) who qualify to teach in the following departments and programs in the School of Public Affairs (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/sopa) during the 2014-2015 as well as 2015-2016 academic years: Qualified individuals who wish to be considered for future adjunct teaching positions in the fields of (Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography and Planning, Political Science and Social Studies Teaching). Please apply only to those departments/programs to which you are qualified to teach (indicate this in your cover letter and in the Supplemental Questions area of the application). Course catalogs are available at: http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/ugb/default.asp for undergraduate courses and http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/gb/ for graduate courses.
Current and former adjuncts are required to reapply for continued consideration for adjunct positions during the next two academic years. To apply, follow the instructions and apply via this website or visit the following URL: <http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm>. Regardless of the department or program for which you are applying, be sure to upload a letter of interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information for three current, professional references. Some departments and programs have additional requirements, so please read the ads carefully. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications begins immediately; positions are open until filled.
Specific openings and departmental information can be found in this ad or at http://www.stcloudstate.edu/sopa or course listings at http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/ugb/sopa.asp (undergraduate) and/or http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/gb/sopa.asp (graduate).
Department of Criminal Justice Studies seeks to establish a pool of qualified adjunct instructors for anticipated course needs for the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16 to teach in our student-centered, thesis-based, undergraduate program (online and traditional course delivery methods). We anticipate needs at the required core and numbered-elective course level including CJS 305, Introduction to Private Security, CJS 445 Crisis Intervention, CJS 457 White Collar Crime, CJS 461, Juvenile Legal Process, as well as others at the seminar level (i.e., CJS 489). A Master's degree in criminal justice or a closely related field is required; an earned doctoral degree in criminal justice or closely related field is preferred.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities, experience, and teaching effectiveness in undergraduate criminal justice courses. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate success in teaching in-service criminal justice professionals, as well as extensive experience teaching with Internet and distance learning technologies (e.g., D2L, Blackboard, etc.). Applying candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach and work with diverse populations. After approved teaching assignments for all full-time faculty members, and the pool of qualified adjunct instructors has been vetted, adjunct taught courses will be assigned based on departmental and programmatic needs.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Core required or numbered-elective courses available at the Department of Criminal Justice Studies website (http://bulletin.stcloudstate.edu/courses.asp?deptCode=cjs)
Department of Economics - Subject to budgetary approval and departmental need, the Economics Department is accepting applications for an adjunct pool from which applicants can be assigned to teach primarily lower division courses, along with upper division and graduate courses as needed. Qualifications and Experience: A Master's degree with extensive experience in the field or a Ph.D. is required. Application must include reprints of published work or writing sample of current research; and evidence of quality teaching.
Department of Geography and Planning is accepting applications from professionals qualified to teach on a part-time/adjunct basis in the following disciplines: Geography, Travel and Tourism, Land Surveying, Planning and Community Development, and Social Studies Teaching. Please see the Departmental web site for a complete list of courses taught in each discipline (http://www.stcloudstate.edu/gpcd/default.asp) Individuals with an ability to teach in any of these disciplines are encouraged to apply. Please indicate which courses you feel you are qualified to teach in your cover letter. Qualifications and Experience: Master's degree or Bachelor's degree (Geography, Planning, Urban Studies, Land Surveying, Social Studies Teaching, or fields related to the curriculum offered within the Department) and commensurate professional experience is required. Preference is given to individuals with previous college/university teaching experience.
Department of Political Science seeks to create a pool of talented college level instructors across the major subfields of: Political Theory, American Government and Politics, Public Administration, Comparative Government, and International Relations. Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess at minimum, a Master's degree in political science or closely related field. ABD or Ph.D. in political science or closely related field preferred. A master's in public administration (MPA) or related field applicable to particular courses will be acceptable for public administration courses/positions and a law degree for public law courses/positions. Candidates must demonstrate qualifications to teach specific courses included in a particular adjunct opening by some combination of graduate level coursework, college level teaching experience, and/or research. Previous college level teaching experience preferred. Applicant must demonstrate potential proficiency in oral and written communication with college level students.
Social Studies Teaching - Subject to budgetary approval and departmental need, the Social Studies Teaching Program is accepting applications for an adjunct pool from which applicants can be assigned to teach primarily lower division courses. Qualifications and Experience: A Master's degree with extensive experience in the field or a Ph.D. is required. Application should include reprints of published work or writing sample of current research; and must evidence of quality teaching.
Review of applications will begin immediately, but will be accepted on an on-going basis and will be active through academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016. To apply, please follow the online application process on this website or at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application MUST include:
1) letter of application specifying area qualified to teach,
2) curriculum vita,
3) evidence of teaching effectiveness,
4) copies of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and
5) names and telephone numbers of three current professional references.
Some departments and programs have additional requirements, so please read the ads above carefully.
If you have any problems with the online application, you may refer to the online HELP section for applicants. Here is the direct link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/GJFaqs.cfm?&topheader=0 - OR - You may call the customer support number (310) 469-0515 or 877-204-4442 during regular business hours (PST) for applicant support.
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization, which can be found at: http://stcloudstate.edu/humanresources/union/documents/IFO_2011-2013_CBA_FINAL.pdf
SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, person with disabilities and veterans. SCSU is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU).
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