Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer, Retailing and Consumer Sciences
Posting Number: req11741
Department: School of Human Ecology-INS
Location: Main Campus
Address: Tucson, AZ USA
Position HighlightsThe John and Doris Norton School of Human Ecology seeks a Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer to teach in the Retailing and Consumer Science program (RCSC). The position involves course development and teaching within the main campus RCSC program at The University of Arizona. The specific course will be taught in the hybrid modality during the Spring 2023 semester. The course is a 7-week course that runs from 01/01/2023 - 03/03/2023. The open position is non-tenure eligible.
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Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to do the following:
- Teach one course for the Spring 2023 semester:
RCSC496A - Sneaker
- Deliver the course in hybrid modality. The dates for the course are 01/11/2023 - 03/03/2023.
- Participate in
retailing and consumer science faculty meetings as requested by the Director.
At a minimum, the successful candidate will possess the
- Master's degree in retailing, business, marketing, or other related discipline or commensurate industry experience.
- Five years or more of industry experience in retailing, business, or other related discipline with progressively increasing responsibilities and/or training of personnel or significant teaching and student-mentoring experience in traditional classroom settings at a college or university level.
withinspiring, engaging, and motivating students/colleagues in their
academic and/or professional journey.
Preferred QualificationsThe successful candidate will ideally possess one or more of the following:
- Strategic experience (five years or more with progressively increasing responsibilities) in a retail or business setting which may include strategic decision-making responsibility, store/operations management, marketing, product development, merchandising, or others.
- Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering university-level instruction in an engaging manner using student-centered learning strategies. Examples of such strategies include promotion of student engagement in and out-of-class, shared responsibility of instruction, creation of inquiry-based/discovery-oriented curriculum, and encouragement of a community of learning.
- Strong experience in instructional design and delivery.
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8
Job FTE: 0.2
Work Calendar: Academic
Job Category: Faculty
Benefits Eligible: No Benefits
Rate of Pay: $4,000
Compensation Type: Per Course
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Expected End Date: 3/5/2023
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled: Yes
Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter
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