Adjunct Professor - Patton College of Education

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning for the Patton College of Education.

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Educational Coach and Mentoring
  • Educational Technology

The adjunct professor is expected to teach in the Patton College of Education program while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Teaching the assigned education course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in and recommending curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Providing educational support for students on an as-need basis.
  4. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean.


  1. Must have a minimum of Rank I (Master’s + 30) or EdS in Education.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Must have a minimum of five years in a certified position in the P-12 setting.
  4. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning platform preferred.

Faculty Expectations: Note that the University of Pikeville recognizes that effective educators are themselves life-long learners. Adjunct faculty members are encouraged to attend our professional development workshops whenever possible to improve use of educational technology, determine ways to better engage students, and reflect on methods to create the most effective environment for student growth. 

Positions are available in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Review of applications occur as needed within each division of the College.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 11/15/2021
Department: Patton College of Education
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty