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POSITION: Part-Time Science Instructors
DEPARTMENT: Critical Studies Program


The Critical Studies Program is seeking part-time instructors to teach a range of interdisciplinary social science and other science (SCIE) course offerings for undergraduate students, including fully online classes using remote learning methods. 

A comprehensive list of SCIE classes and course descriptions can be found here. Learn more about the Critical Studies Program here.

Instructor responsible for the following:

  • Develops course syllabus appropriate to face-to-face and/or remote learning context
  • Completes and submits all required materials, including syllabus and student grades
  • Ensures quality of student work is strong, appropriate, and meets the expectations set forth in the program
  • Sets tone for the class, establishes guidelines and protocols for behavior and classroom activity, and provides instruction that meets the needs of all learners for face-to-face and/or remote learning context
  • Contributes ideas for improving current class or creating new initiatives and effectively resolves challenges that arise in their classroom
  • Establishes an inclusive environment in the classroom and demonstrates an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the University’s faculty, staff, and students
  • Demonstrates a sense of connection and responsibility for helping UArts achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values
  • Returns telephone calls and email messages from program administration in timely manner
  • Attends new faculty orientation

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • Master’s degree or higher in relevant field
  • Previous teaching experience and/or genuine interest in working with students and helping them develop knowledge/skills
  • Ability to utilize diverse instructional methods and adapt curriculum to student needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


University of the Arts’ mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years.  After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. It now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. Learn more about UArts.

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Interested, qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, resume/CV, and 1 – 3 references to jobs@uarts.edu. Please ensure job title is in the Subject line.

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