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Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.  There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirements for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Adjunct Instructor, NEXT Careers

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

The Adjunct Instructor will teach the NEXT Careers course that serves as a career pathway exploration course that is designed to help learners navigate a new career in jobs of the future. The purpose of this course is to give learners an introduction and overview of all the possibilities of a career in emerging and advanced industries in technology and how to get started.


NEXT Careers is designed in a way to support learners as they re-enter an academic learning environment. We believe that a career in technology is accessible to anyone, no matter their background or level of experience. During this course, learners will be guided through a series of workshops that are built with adult learners in mind. Learners will participate in activities, engage in discussions, and complete assignments all designed to help them engage as an active learner.

Essential Functions

  • Attend meetings, participate in governance, prepare materials for teaching.
  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Evaluate related work for students and may serve as an academic adviser.
  • May serve on college or university committees.
  • May participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Considerable professional work experience in the given field.
  • Ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with a subject.
  • Must have outstanding writing skills to present research in written format.
  • Must possess exceptional communication skills and the ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Additional Information


  • NEXT Careers is online and synchronous.
  • Hours are FLEXIBLE.
  • Office hours will be required.
  • There is no overtime for the position, and it is not hourly, so the rate does not change.
  • Office space would be provided, as well as a computer and phone.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 81963


Adjunct Instructor, NEXT Careers

Date:  Jul 1, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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