The Department of Language and Cultural Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is continuously seeking qualified candidates for part-time adjunct faculty teaching positions in American Sign Language (ASL), French, Japanese, and Spanish.
The intent of this announcement is to identify a pool of adjunct faculty who are qualitifed to teach undergraduate elementary and intermediate level courses. Positions are part-time and application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure that we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.
Master of Arts or equivalent advanced degree in the foreign language or appropriate related field and native or near-native fluency in the foreign language required. Experience teaching at the university level and evidence of teaching excellence.
Applicants must combine all application materials (Letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and references) into one PDF document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters, maximum size is 11 MB. Do not include special characters. All applications need to be submitted online at www.umsl.jobs . All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.
UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.
About UMSL and Saint Louis
An urban institution in the heart of a major metropolitan area with an exciting arts, entertainment, and cultural life, and a rich historical background, the University of Missouri-Saint Louis (UMSL) serves one of the most diverse student populations in the state. As the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region, UMSL provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities to dynamic and engaged students, in the classroom and beyond; for instance, Washington Monthly ranked the University as one of "America's best colleges for student voting." UMSL is committed to maintaining an inclusive campus community that values and respects all members and achieves educational excellence through actively promoting diversity. We seek a faculty colleague who shares these values in teaching and public outreach.
The University of Missouri?St. Louis (UMSL, commonly pronounced ""uhm-suhl"") is one of four universities in the University of Missouri System. Established in 1963, it is the newest university in the UM System, it is the largest university by enrollment in the St. Louis area with 16,809 students. UMSL's campus is located on the former grounds of the Bellerive Country Club in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, within the municipalities of Bellerive, Bel-Nor and Normandy. Additional facilities are located at the former site of Marillac College. UMSL is proud of its motivated, active student body, which consists of over 13,000 undergraduates and 3,500 graduate and professional degree seeing students. UMSL is home to 1,447 faculty members who deliver 54 bachelor's degree programs, 37 master's degree programs, 15 doctoral degree programs and the only professional degree in optometry in Missouri. UMSL provides 24 graduate certificate programs and two education specialist programs. Express Scripts, is the largest corporation in the country, has its headquarters located on a college campus. Express Scripts has 2,500 employees working on the UMSL campus.