Adjunct Professor - College of Arts and Sciences

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 College of Arts and Sciences.

The University is always looking to build a resume pool for possible adjunct faculty in the various disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and math/science areas. In particular, there tends to be a need for adjunct faculty assistance in the following fields:

  • Math & Sciences
    • Biology - particularly Anatomy & Physiology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematic
  • Social Sciences
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Criminal Justice
    • Social Work
    • History
  • Humanities
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Religion
    • Film & Media Arts
    • Music
    • English as a Second Language

 The adjunct professor is expected to teach in the College of Arts and Sciences program while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Teaching the assigned course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in orientation sessions and departmental planning activities.
  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 a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hour in the discipline of teaching interest.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning management system is preferred.

Positions are available in the spring, summer and fall semesters on an as needed basis. Classes are offered days, evenings, and online. Review of applications is ongoing with hiring being done on an as-needed basis. Candidate applications will be retained for future terms. As part of a cover letter, please indicate areas of interest as well as preferred teaching times (all/spring/summer and M-F days/ weekends/evenings/online).

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 606-218-5216.

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 resume, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 04/24/2015
Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type: Temporary (10 hours)
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty