Adjunct Faculty Postions | Department of Mathematics

Adjunct Faculty Postions

The Mathematics Department has a regular need for part-time adjunct faculty instructors in the fall and spring semesters to teach on our Denton campus. Our need in the spring is smaller than in the fall, so during the spring we generally only hire adjuncts who have previously been employed by us. We review applications for new part-time adjunct instructors for the fall semesters each May or June. We generally do not have a need for adjuncts during our summer terms. Note: The only classes currently available to part-time adjunct instructors are physical face-to-face classes held on the Denton campus. We do not have any adjunct opportunities for online courses, nor do we have any opportunities on the Frisco campus. UNT Dallas has a separate hiring process.

If you are interested in a part-time adjunct faculty postion with the UNT mathematics department for classes taught in Denton,

  1. Visit
  2. Create an account (or log-in if you have already created an account).
  3. Once logged in, you can click on the "Search Posting" option in the left hand navigation bar.
  4. Scroll down until you see the search options.
  5. In the "Department" option field, use the pull-down menu and select "Mathematics".
  6. Click on the "View" option under the Adjunct Instructor job title.
  7. Click on the "Apply For This Posting" option at the top of the screen.
  8. You will receive a confirmation number upon the completion of the process.

You will be asked to attach a current CV to your application. Include in your level of education in your CV. We will usually only hire adjuncts who hold at least a masters degree in mathematics or closely related field (such as statistics), and we prefer candidates with Ph.D.s. The application will ask about your prior experience teaching introductory college mathematics courses and to discuss your experience with various online learning platforms (e.g. Blackboard, ALEKS, MyMathLab, Webassign). It is also hlepful to have a sense of your prior experience supervising teaching assistants and how you coordinate and mentor them. A description of your prior experience managing class sizes of around 100 students is also helpful.

New adjuncts should be prepared to teach either in the early morning (8 a.m.), late afternoons (3:30-5), or evenings (5 or later).

Note that in order to be considered for an adjunct instructor position in the Mathematics Department, you must already have authorization to be employed in the United States, for instance because you are a US citizen, a permanent resident, or you will be in OPT status on a student visa that will be valid for the full semester in which you are seeking employment. Also, adjunct instructors cannot be UNT students enrolled in classes during the term they are employed as an adjunct instructor.

E-mail William Cherry at <> if you have questions about adjunct instructor positions and the hiring process.

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