Adjunct Instructor ( In-person ) at World learning Inc. | May 2024

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Job Description

The Graduate Institute at the School for International Training (SIT) invites ongoing applications for a part-time instructor pool. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community. We have a wide range of Master’s programs, both low-residency and global, as well as a low-residency doctoral program. We are seeking adjuncts located in one of our global learning locations to teach in person. Our course offerings are listed below. When applying, please indicate which courses you would be qualified to teach. For more information about our programs, please visit:,

Job Duties:

  • Deliver instruction appropriate to the topic, course description, intended learning outcomes, level, and student audience.
  • Promote and facilitate student success by creating an environment conducive to inclusive and experiential learning.
  • Manage the learning environment through effective record-keeping, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic, code of conduct, and attendance policies.


  • Doctoral degree in a related field, with experience in a position relevant to the course topic.
  • Graduate teaching experience is desirable.
  • Background in inclusive teaching, global education, and experiential learning
  • Experience with the course management system Canvas preferred

Course List

Global Masters in Climate Change

  • Human-Climate Interface II: Water, Food, and Climate Economics in Zanzibar – 3 Credits, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Indian Ocean Region – 4 Credits, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Natural Resource Management in East Africa – 3 Credits, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Climate Change on Tropical Coasts: Social and Ecological Methods – 3 Credits, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Application Instructions:

Please note that all part-time instructor postings are for adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available, however whenever openings occur, department chairs will turn to the adjunct pools to fill the openings.

Applicants to these pools will not hear back on their status unless an opening occurs and the department chair decides to interview that candidate to possibly fill the new opening.

Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


World Learning provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, FSA/HRA, Life/AD&D, Short Term/Long Term Disability, EAP, Parking and Transit, 403 (b) retirement plan (when applicable) for full-time and eligible part-time employees.

The World Learning Inc. Family

For more than 90 years, World Learning Inc. is a thriving global organization made up of The Experiment in International Living, the nation’s most experienced provider of international education through exchanges for high school students; School for International Training, offering accredited undergraduate study abroad programs through SIT Study Abroad and internationally focused master’s degrees through SIT Graduate Institute; and World Learning, a global development and exchange nonprofit organization.

World Learning |

World Learning has worked to create a more sustainable, peaceful, and just world. World Learning’s education, development, and exchange programs help people find their voices, connect with their communities, strengthen the institutions that form the backbone of a democratic society, and build relationships across cultures. With World Learning’s support, these emerging leaders tackle critical global issues like poverty, conflict, and inequality.

The Experiment in International Living |

The Experiment in International Living is the nation’s most experienced provider of international education through exchanges for high school students. For more than 90 years, The Experiment has empowered young people to step off the beaten path, experience the world as a classroom, immerse themselves fully in another culture, and build the knowledge and skills needed to confront critical global issues.


School for International Training (SIT) was founded in the early 1960s as a training center for the first Peace Corps volunteers. For nearly 60 years, SIT has prepared students to be effective changemakers and global citizens through experiential education focused on the world’s most critical global issues. SIT Study Abroad offers accredited summer and semester undergraduate programs in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as comparative programs on multiple continents. SIT Graduate Institute offers global and hybrid certificates, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

An organizational commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.

We are a globally diverse community of staff, faculty, board members, alumni, students, and participants who believe that inclusive and equitable practices are at the heart of a peaceful and just world. Each of us strives to honor diverse voices and lived experiences, examine our own biases and privileges, actively work to address inequities in our structures, and foster a community of open dialogue. We are committed to acting with accountability, transparency, reciprocity, authenticity, and empathy.

World Learning is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/veterans/ADA employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.