Adjunct Instructor Sociology

Employer
UNT Dallas
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number FAC - 201000000150
Job Title Adjunct Instructor Sociology
Job Description
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor Sociology.

The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.

Adjunct instructors plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/leaming objectives and student learning outcomes. An adjunct instructor undertakes the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate lower and upper-level Sociology courses within UNT Dallas's Sociology major and minor (e.g., Sociological Theory, Race & Ethnic Relations, Research Methods, Sociology of Religion, etc.), including the core-curriculum Introduction to Sociology course.

Adjunct faculty members will be required to use texts and meet certain content parameters set by the Department of Sociology & Psychology. Adjunct instructors also will be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria. Additional information about course design, assessment criteria and texts can be obtained from Dr. Adrian Tan at Adrian.Tan@untdallas.edu.

As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 2,300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System's downtown campus, begun instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Sociology with at least 18 graduate hours in Sociology, and outstanding experience in teaching core-curriculum Introduction to Sociology.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Sociology with significant experience in higher education;
  • Successful experience teaching adults in a post-secondary institution;
  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date 01/12/2015
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining
the applicant's interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three
professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For
additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Adrian Tan at Adrian.Tan@untdallas.edu. Statements of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested from applicants.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.


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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy
  3. Post graduate transcript

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