Polk State to Host Job Fairs for Adjunct Faculty

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Polk State College will host a pair of job fairs for those interested in working as adjunct faculty members.

The first event will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on May 22 in room LTB 1100 on the Lakeland campus, 3425 Winter Lake Road. The second event will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on May 24 in room 102 of the College’s JD Alexander Center, 152 E. Central Ave., Lake Wales.

The Lakeland event is for those interested in college-wide adjunct opportunities, while the Lake Wales event is for those specifically interested in working at the JD Alexander Center.

The College is seeking talented and dedicated adjunct faculty members to fill vacancies in a number of high-need areas, including:

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Developmental Math
  • Developmental Reading
  • Developmental Writing
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Quantitative Research
  • Sociology
  • Speech
  • Wellness

Job fair attendees will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the various disciplines, explore part-time teaching opportunities, and discuss requirements. Most courses require a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Developmental courses require at least a bachelor’s degree and specific coursework experience.

“This is an event that makes it easy to learn about Polk State and its adjunct faculty opportunities. Those interested in working as an adjunct will have the chance to ask questions, get answers and receive lots of information,” said April Robinson, associate dean of academic affairs.

Interested applicants may contact Robinson at arobinson@polk.edu or 863.298.6881 for more information.