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Adjunct Instructor for Transportation Studies

Texas Southern University
Greater Third Ward, TX
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor for Transportation Studies
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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:
The Department of Transportation Studies (TMGT) at Texas Southern University is seeking to fill several part-time Instructor positions, at the level of adjunct Instructor. This appointment is without tenure and is not tenure track. This appointment is for one semester only and may be renewed as needed. The successful persons will be responsible for teaching the required Transportation Studies classes in the hired semester and assume a reasonable workload of related activities that constitute a 25% full-time instructional load; Schedule and maintain office hours for a minimum of (2) hours per class per week in the hired semester, and perform scholarly activities, quality instruction and public service commensurate with the mission of Texas Southern University.
Essential Duties Summary:

  • Teaching Transportation courses.
  • Performs other job-related duties such as but not limited to:
  • Maintain and submit accurate student attendance.
  • Report Non-attending students by the 12th day of the semester.
  • Submits the student progress reports by the dates advertised during the semester.
  • Submit the mid-term grades as well as the final grades by the dates advertised during the semester.
  • Any other course-related task as assigned.
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Hiring Range:
Commensurate with experience.
A master's degree or Ph.D. degree in the Transportation field or a related discipline from an accredited institution is required to teach graduate-level courses with 15 years of experience related to Travel Demand Forecasting and Modeling Software, such as Cube, QRS, EMME2, etc.
Required Licensing/Certification:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Transportation Policies, Procedures, and Practices in the Industry.
  • Transportation Models Related to Travel Demand Forecasting
  • Various Related Internet Applications.
  • Video Display Terminal.

Skill in:
  • Effective student service and management.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
Ability to:
  • Work with a diverse student population.
Work Experience:
Preference is given to candidates who have either working experience or teaching experience in the Travel Demand Forecasting field preferred.
Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Prolonged standing and/or walking.
  • Handling lightweight objects.
  • Using or carrying equipment.
UA EEO Statement:
It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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