Adjunct Instructor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor
Posting Number F1700158
Employer State
Appointment Term Temporary
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

We invite enthusiastic, forward thinkers to instruct, engage, and inspire students in the Graduate School of Education. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of online and seated undergraduate and, to a lesser extent, graduate courses in the academic disciplines associated with our four departments:

•Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
•Educational Leadership and Policy
•Learning and Instruction
•Library and Information Studies

Academic Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
•Deliver seated and/or online lessons to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
•Evaluate and grade student class work, assignments, papers, and/or quizzes/exams, providing effective feedback to guide student learning and success.
•Engage in the classroom, reply to emails/voicemails within 24 hours, and hold on campus/online office hours.
•Maintain knowledge in one’s own discipline-related area by participating in professional development.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or equivalent in education or related field

Preferred Qualifications

•Possess a Master’s/PhD in education, counseling, or library science-related field, and one year experience with online and hybrid teaching and related methodologies.

•Be knowledgeable in multiple content areas and theoretical frameworks within stated discipline, as well as issues related to diversity and multiculturalism.

•Possess working knowledge of Blackboard, the learning management system at UB.

•Availability to work evening hours (for seated courses).

•Be recognized as exemplary instructor who has had evidence of reflective practice and experience working with diverse students.

Physical Demands
FTE Varies
Campus As Assigned
Special Instructions to Applicants

•Please note that while we are commencing our recruitment efforts for adjunct faculty positions, it is understood that hiring is contingent on course availability, funding and course enrollment.

•Interested candidates must apply through UB Jobs.

•Candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference, which address your exemplary teaching abilities.

•For questions regarding this posting, please email the contact listed above.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Kevin Ragland
Contact's Title GSE Business Officer
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-6640

Posting Dates

Posted 10/10/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your discipline(s)/subject area(s) of expertise

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please specify your preferred teaching methodology?
    • Seated instruction
    • Online instruction
    • Both
  3. * Please indicate your semester availability
    • Fall/Spring
    • Fall only
    • Spring only
    • Summer only
    • All
  4. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree or equivalent
    • PhD, EdD, PsyD
    • J.D.
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  6. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement