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Professor of Practice (Part-time)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Professor of Practice (Part-time)
Department School of Information (0481)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona (UA) is the state’s Land grant University and is ranked among the top 20 public research universities nationwide. The UA is located in Tucson Arizona and provides the resources of a PAC 12 University in a setting that offers a high quality of life. The UA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

The Professor of Practice will provide part-time instruction for School of Information undergraduate and graduate programs for academic year (Fall/Spring) 2015-2016.

NOTE: The teaching schedule will be dependent upon class assignment; assignment may be classroom-based, virtual or some combination thereof, depending on need and instructor preference.

The University of Arizona has been ranked on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Instruct undergraduate and graduate students in field of expertise.
  • Plan lectures and assignments.
  • Grade assigned papers and exams.
  • Assess grades for students based upon performance in class, assignments and exams.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree or professional experience appropriate to the subject.
  • Experience teaching at the University level.
  • Teaching and/or work experience with software appropriate to the subject.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to design courses.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary work.
  • Dedication to enhancing the undergraduate experience in Schools of Information.
  • Experience Teaching ISTA 230
Rank Instructor
Tenure Information Nontenure-Eligible (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE .20 to .40
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required:

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20145
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 08/24/2015
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Date 08/21/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 08/31/2015
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have experience teaching at the University level?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Upon hire will you possess a degree or professional experience appropriate to the subject?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents