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Faculty Part-time - BA ED or UTeach Programs

Apply now Job no: 522835
Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: School of Education
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
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General Summary of Position:

The School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team as an adjunct instructor in our undergraduate licensure programs, including our Bachelor of Education, Elementary and Moderate Disabilities program and UTeach STEM teaching minor program. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching on-campus, face-to-face classes to undergraduate students.  


  • Teach courses in accordance with established syllabi
  • Prepare course materials
  • Deliver engaging and interactive classroom instruction
  • Evaluate and grade student work in a timely and effective manner
  • Facilitate field experiences in collaboration with program personnel
  • Communicate student concerns to program personnel
  • Attend program meetings 

Minimum Qualifications (Required):  

  • A Master's degree in Elementary or Special Education, or a Master's degree in Secondary Education with a STEM focus.
  • Experience teaching in the elementary or middle grades
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to teach on-campus, face-to-face classes during the day
  • Commitment to anti-racist, culturally responsive education.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A Doctorate in Elementary or Special Education or a Master's degree in Secondary Education with a STEM focus
  • Higher education teaching experience
  • Experience mentoring pre-service or novice teachers
  • Experience teaching in Massachusetts K-12 public schools
  • Experience in literacy instruction is highly desired

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.   

Salary is competitive.  The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and collaborative team committed to providing high-quality education to undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Education program or UTeach program.

Please include a CV and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process. 


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