Description of Position
The School of Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is continuously seeking qualified candidates for adjunct faculty teaching positions.
THE INTENT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO IDENTIFY A POOL OF ADJUNCT FACULTY WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO DELIVER UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES IN THE DIVISION OF COUNSELING AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY. The Division offers coursework in counselor education, counseling psychology, educational psychology and physical education at both the undergraduate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral levels.
The School of Education Mission and Values:
The mission of the School of Education is to recruit, prepare, and support outstanding teachers, mental health professionals, and administrators who will create lifelong opportunities through education for America's diverse urban communities. The mission is supported by six core values: 1) Academic excellence; 2) Strategic innovation; 3) Inquiry leading to reflective decision making and problem solving; 4) Skilled and knowledgeable professionals working collaboratively; 5) Democracy, diversity and social justice; 6) Creating caring and safe environment.
The School is comprised of three (3) academic divisions: Curriculum and Instructional Leadership; Counseling and Educational Psychology; and Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations. Adjunct faculty teaching in the School of Education are responsible for teaching regular courses as assigned by the Division Chairperson.
Appointment and Salary
These are term, non-tenure-accruing positions. Appointment periods are for the semester with consideration for reappointment. A flat adjunct salary is determined based on level of educational degree.
A complete application includes a letter of application detailing desire and qualifications to teach in one or more of the areas listed above, curriculum vita, a minimum of two current letters of recommendation (must be on letterhead and signed), transcript reflecting the highest degree earned and previous coursework leading up to the highest degree earned submitted to: UMKC Human Resources http://www.umkc.edu/hr/.
For More Information about Courses Taught in Counseling and Educational Psychology
Please go to www.umkc.edu and click on the button that says Pathway and then, under Important Info, Schedule of Classes. You can search for our classes under Counseling Psych and Counselor Ed, EducationResearch and Psychology, or Education--Teacher Education (in this area we staff TE 400, 403, and 420).