Job Description



Adjunct Instructor

Fire Science Program

College of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Cincinnati

The Fire Science program at the University of Cincinnati seeks a qualified term adjunct (part-time) faculty to bring experience and guidance to our students in the Firefighter/ Emergency management field.

Adjunct faculty will bring into the course applicable experience that is crucial for demonstrating real world applications of principles learned during their Associates and Baccalaureate program.  They will be responsible for developing and/or teach online, or in person, for the degree programs in Fire Science.  Specific courses include, but not limited to: Terrorism Awareness & Prep, Fire Prevention Organizations and Management, Community Risk Reduction, Community Paramedicine, and UAVs. 

·         They will be required to:

  • ·         Develop course material, including syllabus for the assign courses
  • ·         Engage students in the online and/or classroom environment
  • ·         Mentor and monitor student progress
  • ·         Work in conjunction with other Fire Science professors
  • ·         Be accessible to students by phone or email/chat during office hours or at pre-arranged appointment times
  • ·         Submit final grades at the close of the term

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in relevant field (Public Administration, Criminal Justice, etc.) or Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or other relevant areas of studies with significant professional experience.

Application Process: Create an Applicant Profile at jobs.uc.edu. Apply to REQ #34468 and upload current CV/resume and cover letter to your APPLICATION.

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OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

REQ: 34468

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