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Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer, Retailing and Consumer Sciences

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Marketing and Sales

Posting Number: req11741

Department: School of Human Ecology-INS

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.
  • Experience
    withinspiring, engaging, and motivating students/colleagues in their
    academic and/or professional journey.

Preferred Qualifications

The 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.

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

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

Lance Erickson

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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