The Erickson School of Aging Studies, University of Maryland Baltimore County, is accepting applications for adjunct or part-time faculty to teach one or more course(s) in our Management of Aging Services programs in the Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021 semester(s). Applicants should have an earned Doctorate or terminal degree in Business, Management, Policy, Aging Studies, Gerontology, Applied Education or any related field relevant to the aging, the business of aging, and the longevity economy. We are particularly excited about applicants with experience in teaching online, including hybrid and blended instruction.
In addition to teachingin the School’s undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs, adjuncts grade and evaluate students, and are regularly available to meet with students. Adjuncts may also have the opportunity to develop lectures, conduct seminars and serve other administrative roles within the school. This opportunity is temporary and does not accrue benefits.
About the Erickson School of Aging Studies
The Erickson School of Aging Studies combines a passion for creating leaders and scholars in aging with a genuine connection to real world applications. The unique strength of our community is that it brings together so many exceptionally talented people of different backgrounds, lived experiences, interests, approaches and methodologies. The Erickson School created and continuesto refine a distinctive interdisciplinary and integrated educational approach combining the critical elements of aging studies, management, and public policy. This unique model includes an active learning environment based in practice in addition to theory. Collaborators with The Erickson School have the opportunity to extend their interdisciplinary efforts further through partnerships with other units within UMBC including the Hilltop Institute, School of Public Policy and the PhD in Gerontology Program. Our curriculum includes all aspects of aging services, with particular emphasis on expanding opportunities for individuals in the longevity economy.
The Erickson School supports a diverse student body, full and part-time, pursuing our B.A., M.A. and Accelerated B.A./M.A. and/or a Post-Baccalaureate Certificates in the Management of Aging Services. The Erickson School’s 300+ alumni and organizational partners have been instrumental in identifying new opportunities for successful aging by leading change in numerous aging service organizations and developing innovative policy initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels.
Applications should be submitted by following this linkand should include a Cover Letterthat details experience and qualifications,a resume orCurriculum vitae, and a list of three references.
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.