Adjunct Lecturers

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Enjoy being part of a vibrant academic community while helping to build the next generation of information professionals!

The University of Maryland College of Information Studies is looking for information studies practitioners to join our faculty team as adjunct lecturers. At the College of Information Studies, we believe it is imperative that we bring the hands-on experience of practitioners into our classrooms. Our students benefit from working on real-world projects with hundreds of government, non-profit, and industry experts each year.

The College of Information Studies is currently seeking adjunct lecturers in topics such as:

Computational thinking Data analytics
Python programming Data engineering
Web development Cloud computing
Social computing User-centered design
AR/VR/XR Sociotechnical cybersecurity

 

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
  • We look for adjunct lecturers who have interesting and diverse careers and who can bring their real-world experiences into the classroom, providing hands-on learning experiences that support students’ career readiness.
  • Applicants for adjunct lecturer positions at the College of Information Studies  can be local or long distance as we offer both in-person and online classes; however, please keep in mind that synchronous online classes are taught in Eastern-Standard Time (EST).
  • For undergraduate teaching, we require an adjunct lecturer to hold a bachelor’s degree but we strongly prefer a masters degree. For graduate teaching, an advanced degree is required.
HOW IT WORKS
  • Adjunct lecturers are compensated on a course-by-course basis and are eligible to teach up to 2 courses per semester.
  • Typical pay is approximately $5,100 per course.
  • The position is neither tenured nor eligible for tenure and does not come with benefits.
  • Adjunct lecturers may also have the opportunity to participate in areas synergistic with teaching, such as developing and enhancing curriculum, mentoring individual students, and participating in college governance.
HOW TO APPLY
  • We ask applicants to provide a curriculum vitae (or resume) and a short teaching statement.
    • Teaching statements should fall within the range of 500 to 1,000 words and should describe your teaching, training, and/or mentoring experience, your professional expertise, and how you hope to bring your professional experience into the classroom.
  • Click here to apply


Diversity Statement

The UMD College of Information Studies strives to be a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming environment. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who identify as members of underrepresented, underserved, and/or marginalized communities.

Note: If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please notify the college’s HR Team at ischoolhr@umd.edu.

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