Bradford Office of the Dean - Pennsylvania-Bradford - (20002972)
Freshman Seminar Instructor Position
Job Summary: The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach Freshman Seminar courses in the Freshman Seminar Program. The Freshman Seminar Program is designed to support students as they transition to college, including introducing them to college expectations, campus resources, and student support opportunities. With a dynamically diverse incoming student body, we are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience working with diverse student bodies, and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, we are particularly interested in candidates with inter-disciplinary backgrounds which will enable us to meet our emerging programmatic needs.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, minimum of 3-years experience working with college students from diverse backgrounds, and applied experience in the field of expertise.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in higher education, and undergraduate-level teaching experience.
Application Instructions: Apply online at https://www.join.pitt.edu/ . Submit letter of application, CV, and names and contact information for three references.
Submission Deadline: For full consideration, applicants must submit complete application packages. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
Pitt-Bradford is a beautiful, friendly campus with an emphasis on teaching. While faculty have the advantage of the expansive resources and research opportunities available through the University of Pittsburgh system, they also enjoy one-on-one contact with their students in a secure, personalized environment. Women and applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in a setting committed to multiculturalism and/or campus diversity are of particular interest. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled www.upb.pitt.edu/faculty-search-information
Please Include Names and Contact Information For Three References. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20002972
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.