Adjunct Positions

Arkansas Tech University invites submissions for consideration to be an adjunct instructor on a part-time, as-needed basis, within the academic departments and programs indicated below.  Those eligible to serve as an adjunct instructor must hold a Master's degree in the discipline, or any Master's degree plus 18 graduate hours in the discipline or substantial experience in area where they will teach (see HLC guidelines, section B.2.), unless otherwise noted, such as for AAS degrees.

Preference will be given to candidates that can demonstrate excellent communication skills and evidence of excellence in teaching.  Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references to the email address indicated for each department or program (provided below). Application materials will be retained by each department and considered as adjunct instructors are needed. Applicants can request their materials to be removed from consideration at any time.

Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state supported, SREB four-year level III, liberal arts institution; the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock. Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community.

  •  College of Arts & Humanities

    Art
    Arkansas Tech University is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in the visual arts in various studio disciplines. Applicants must have a MA or MFA or equivalent in a studio art, graphic design, game design or art history related discipline. Send Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, and link to website or portfolio of works should be included in your application to Dr. Dawn Ward, Head, Department of Art at dward23@atu.edu

  •  College of Business

    Accounting
    Arkansas Tech University is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in accounting.  The applicant must have a Master of Accountancy or an MBA with an emphasis in accounting and be a CPA.  Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae/resume to Dr. Lisa Toms, Dean, College of Business at ltoms@atu.edu

    Economics
    Arkansas Tech University is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in economics. The applicant must have an MBA with an emphasis in economics plus three year of pertinent work experience. Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae/resume to Dr. Lisa Toms, Dean, College of Business at ltoms@atu.edu

    Management
    Arkansas Tech University is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in management.  The applicant must have an MBA with an emphasis in management, human resource management, or supply chain management plus three year of pertinent work experience.   Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae/resume to Dr. Lisa Toms, Dean, College of Business at ltoms@atu.edu

    Marketing
    Arkansas Tech University is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in marketing.  The applicant must have an MBA with an emphasis in marketing plus three year of pertinent work experience.   Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae/resume to Dr. Lisa Toms, Dean, College of Business at ltoms@atu.edu

  •  College of Education

    None at this time

  •  College of Engineering & Applied Sciences

    Agriculture
    The Department of Agriculture is seeking qualified adjunct instructors for opportunities that could include teaching undergraduate courses and laboratories in Agriculture Business, Animal Science, Plant Science/Horticulture or Agriculture Education. Please email your materials to the department at agri@atu.edu

    Electrical Engineering
    The Electrical Engineering Department is seeking adjunct faculty with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university with proficiency in computer based tools including circuit simulation to teach basic core courses and labs in circuits, electronics, and others areas depending on the qualifications and experience.  Please email your materials to the department at eleg@atu.edu

    Emergency Management
    The Department of Emergency Management offers a BS in emergency management and a MS in emergency management and homeland security; both programs are accredited. The department seeks qualified part-time faculty members for opportunities to teach both on-campus and/or online. Please email your materials to the department at eam@atu.edu

  •  College of Natural & Health Sciences
    Biological Sciences
    Our growing biology and environmental science programs seek qualified adjunct instructors for opportunities that could include teaching undergraduate courses and laboratories in biology, zoology, environmental science, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology. Please email your materials to the department at bios@atu.edu


    Mathematics
    The Math Department has degrees in math and math education with opportunities to teach courses such as college math, intermediate algebra, algebra, calculus and statistics. Please email your materials to the department at math@atu.edu


    Nursing
    The Nursing Department offers a pre-licensure BSN, an RN to BSN, and a MSN in Nursing Administration and Emergency Management and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN.) The department seeks qualified part-time faculty members for opportunities to teach in a variety of clinical areas and/or in the skills/simulation labs. Please email your materials to the department at nurs@atu.edu


    Physical Sciences
    The chemistry program has degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry and chemistry education and is endorsed by the American Chemical Society.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate labs and/or courses in chemistry or physical science.  The geology program has degrees in geology, environmental geology and petroleum geology.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate labs and/or courses in geology. The physics program has degrees in physics, engineering physics, nuclear physics and physics education.  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate labs and/or courses in physics or physical science. Please email your materials to the department at phsc@atu.edu

  •  College of eTech

    Bachelor of Applied Science
    The Bachelor of Applied Science program seeks qualified adjuncts to instruct online upper-division courses in manufacturing and industrial processes, quality control and continuous improvement, workflow monitoring, problem-solving and root-cause analysis, workplace safety, and manufacturing systems. A graduate degree in workforce development, industrial technology or a related field is required.  Non-academic experience in manufacturing, industry or a related field is preferred.  Please email your materials to the department head, Dr. Jeff Aulgur, at jaulgur@atu.edu

    Bachelor of Professional Studies
    The Bachelor of Professional Studies seeks qualified adjuncts to instruct online upper-division courses in leadership, nonprofit studies, community development, organizational change, and applied professional research.  A terminal degree in adult education, workforce development or a related field is required.   Experience in a professional, educational or corporate career and knowledge of non-traditional student populations are preferred. Please email your materials to the department head, Dr. Jeff Aulgur, at jaulgur@atu.edu

    Nonprofit Studies

    Arkansas Tech University is accepting applicants for an online Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Professional Studies for our Spring 2018 semester to teach the following course:

    PS 4143 Nonprofit Governance: This course examines the theoretical, philosophical, practical and ethical perspectives related to the effective management and leadership of nonprofit organizations in the twenty-first century. Upon completion of the course, the student will possess an understanding of 1) the historical development of the nonprofit sector, 2) the multiple rationales for the existence of the nonprofit sector, 3) the distinctive characteristics of nonprofit organizations, 4) the structures, processes and complexities of organizational governance shared by volunteer board members and professional staff, 5) the dynamic environment of the contemporary nonprofit organization, and 6) the current issues of importance to nonprofit decision makers.

    Required qualifications include a graduate degree in Nonprofit Studies, Leadership, Public Administration or closely related field. Preferred qualifications include at least three years of non-academic experience in nonprofit governance and operations; demonstrated excellence in online college-level instructional design; working knowledge of the latest online technologies and pedagogical techniques; experience mentoring students in a virtual setting; and demonstrated ability to interact with and support diverse student groups and populations. The successful candidate will be required to effectively deliver instruction in the online environment; engage students in high impact learning practices; and demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with students, peers, and administrators.

    Please email a vita and three references by December 1 to the department head, Dr. Jeff Aulgur, at jaulgur@atu.edu

  •  Ozark Campus

    Automation Technology

    Paramedic/EMS
    Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is seeking qualified applicants to establish a pool for part-time instructors in in Paramedic/EMS leading to a Certificate of Proficiency in EMT and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services. Please email your materials to the Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Michael Murders, at mmurders2@atu.edu