Adjunct Teaching Specialist – Manufacturing Management (Short Term Teaching Specialists 2024-2-25 UM Crookston)

University of Minnesota

About the Job

This is a short-term and/or temporary online/on-campus Manufacturing Management teaching position for the University of Minnesota – Crookston Campus’s Business Department for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Job Duties

  • Develop and teach courses 
  • Advise students with regard to academic concerns and school-related organizations 
  • May provide service related teaching duties 
  • Participate in the decision relation to the policies, courses, and programs which there is involvement 
  • Continuing personal growth within the profession, keep current with the field and broaden knowledge and expertise. 

Other Openings: 

Deliver high-quality instruction to undergraduate students in coursework in the fields of accounting. This position will assist in the development of department goals and objectives; advise students; and support research and community outreach in the areas of discipline. The responsibilities also include developing and maintaining strong ties to the other scholars in the field, enriching the student experience and supporting student employment opportunities. The position requires regular office hours. 


  • Master’s Degree, preferably in the teaching discipline 
  • Or, Master’s Degree in another field, plus 18 graduate credits in the teaching discipline 
  • A terminal degree in the discipline or related area is preferred 
  • Professional and/or teaching experience related to assigned instructional responsibilities
  • Candidates must be willing to demonstrate self-awareness, cultural competencies, and achievement in working with diverse student populations. 
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English 
  • Candidates must be eligible to work within the United States

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Job Applications” page and uploading documents in the “My Cover Letters and Attachments” section. 

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-8647.


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Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC)

With a strong tradition of technology-enhanced teaching and learning, the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) serves as the U’s major outpost in Northwest Minnesota. UMC provides both experiential, career-oriented degree programs as well as high-quality online programs, while connecting its teaching, research, and outreach to rural economic development and service to the region and beyond.

At the University of Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized by the Star Tribune as a Top Workplace for 2021, as well as by Forbes as Best Employers for Women and one of America’s Best Employers (2015, 2018, 2019, 2023), Best Employer for Diversity (2019, 2020), Best Employer for New Grads (2018, 2019), and Best Employer by State (2019, 2022).

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