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UMD Geography Continuous Search Instructor/Assistant Professor

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Duluth
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353047


Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimePart-Time


Job Code9404

Employee ClassInstr Fac/UEA

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The Program in Geography at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) seeks to add to its pool of temporary instructors and/or assistant professors to teach in our undergraduate programs on a part-time basis for the 2022-2023 academic year. Term contracts only, positions contingent on funding. Appointments may include day classes, night classes, online classes and/or hybrid classes. Note: Being a member of the pool does not ensure a contract will be offered; course offerings, and therefore teaching appointments, vary with demand and available funding.


Qualifications: Required qualifications for these positions include a minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited university in a relevant field at time of application; one year of relevant teaching experience at a college level (TA experience acceptable); demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse groups in educational settings. Preferred qualifications are evidence of outstanding oral and written communication skills and ability to develop and deliver curriculum.

About the Department

The Program in Geography offers two majors: (1) Environment, Sustainability, and Geography with tracks in Environment and Sustainability, Urban and Regional Studies, and Geography, and (2) a major in Geographic Information Science. We also offer a graduate certificate in GIS. UMD Geography is located in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Duluth. We are seeking applicants for this pool that could teach in one of these areas of study.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment and search for job opening 323872 Complete applications must include the online application plus the following materials:1. Letter of Application2. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)3. Contact information for three professional References4. Sample syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations (upload as an attachment to the Portfolio)5. Unofficial Transcripts Applicants should first submit the application, cover letter, CV/resume, and then return to the "My Job Applications" page to attach the additional documents. Candidates referred for further consideration will be asked to provide official transcripts and three reference letters.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position requires that you attach information for three references, sample syllabi, unofficial transcript(s), and sample syllabi or evidence of teaching effectiveness. This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD)The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.
Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, Duluth , UMD Geography Continuous Search Instructor/Assistant Professor, Education / Teaching , Duluth, Minnesota

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