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Adjunct Faculty at Arizona western college

Abraham Pino, Math Adjunct Faculty
“I am adjunct faculty in Math at AWC and firmly believe that teaching is one of the greatest opportunities this world has to offer. Teaching at Arizona Western College has given me the opportunity to influence the lives of many people in a positive way. To me, teaching goes beyond a subject or the same old stuff day after day, it is to acknowledge that in your hands lies the power to expand someone's horizons and to change a life forever. For these reasons I am glad I am a professor here at the Arizona Western College.”
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At Arizona Western College, we have an on-going need for experienced and knowledgeable adjunct (or part-time) faculty. The enrollment at AWC is the highest in our history and one critical bottle-neck is the availability of adjunct faculty members. We invite you to invest in our community’s future by sharing your knowledge and expertise and teaching a class each semester. Change our students’ lives forever by becoming adjunct faculty at Arizona Western College. To learn about the qualifications, please call 317-7661.

Here is a summary of how to become Adjunct Faculty at Arizona Western College:

Credentialing Process:

1. Send a completed Teaching Interest Form (Click here to open from), copy of your transcripts and resume to the Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership via email or U.S. postal service.
2. The Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership evaluates the applicant’s transcripts, certificates, and work experience.
3. Should the applicant possess the credentials to teach, his/her information is sent to the appropriate administrator for consideration to teach.
4. The appropriate administrator selects potential adjunct faculty from a database. If selected the adjunct faculty will be contacted by the appropriate administrator.
5. Once contacted, adjunct faculty are asked to contact the Human Resource Office where an official transcript will need to be submitted.

Alicia Aguirre
"After spending so many years working toward my goal of becoming an attorney, I remember the many people from whom I gained knowledge and experience. Teaching as an Adjunct Faculty allows me to share my knowledge and work experiences with others. This is important for me because education gives one the freedom to live a life of full of choices"
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Minimum Teaching Credentials:

Courses which transfer for credit toward a bachelor's degree

Master's in the teaching field or Master's with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field.

Career and special interest courses not for transfer

Associate degree, certificate, or licensure at the level beign taught and 3 years of related work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

English as a Second Language Courses

A bachelor's degree with courses emphasis in the content area to be taught.

Development Courses

Bachelor's degree with course emphasis in the content area to be taught.


Pay Scale:

 

Less than 7
semester

7 or more
semester

Less than or equal to a Bachelor's Degree

$565/eq. ld 

$589/eq. ld

Less than or equal to a Bachelor's Degree

$583/eq. ld

$605/eq. ld

Master's Degree

$600/eq. ld

$624/eq. ld

Master's Degree plus 18 graduate hours

$619/eq. ld

$642/eq. ld

Doctorate's Degree

$636/eq. ld

$662/eq. ld 

   

 

 



      

 

 

Courses range from 1 to 4 equated load hours per course Equated load hour (one credit hour).

Adjunct faculty teaching on-line or interactive television courses receive .75 equated load in addition to the mentioned above.

Adjunct faculty shall teach not more that three three-credit hour lecture classes or two classes with 4.5 or more equated hours load credit.


Teaching Support

Arizona Western College provides valuable support for adjunct faculty. The Center for Teaching Effectiveness (CTE) has provides comprehensive professional development program that makes teaching and learning the focal point of college activities and decision making. The CTE also strives to support the personal development of all college faculty by promoting an environment of mutual trust and respect, growth, and teamwork.

Center Teaching Effect

Contact Information

Dr. Louise Haugh, Interim Associate Dean for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Human Services
louise.haugh@azwestern.edu
928-344-7723

Naomi Bedoya, Administrative Secretary, Interim Associate Dean for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Human Services
naomi.bedoya@azwestern.edu
928-344-7689

Graham Smart, Interim Associate Dean for the School of Science, Mathematics, and Agriculture
graham.smart@azwestern.edu
928-344-7638

Paula Cleary, Administrative Secretary, Interim Associate Dean for the School of Science, Mathematics, and Agriculture
paula.cleary@azwestern.edu
928-344-7656

Marcus Johnson, Dean for the School of Career and Technical Education
marcus.johnson@azwestern.edu
928-344-7769

Tanja Eiben, Administrative Assistant, Dean for the School of Career and Technical Education
tanja.eiben@azwestern.edu
928-344-7567


 

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