Part-Time Lecturer - Sociology

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SOCIOLOGY: Various Part-time Positions

Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The Department of Sociology at Tufts University is seeking part-time lecturers for the Spring 2019 semester which begins January 16, 2019. Part-time lecturers are needed to teach the following courses:

  • Self & Society: Course topics include the relationship of the self and identity to society, socialization, and collective behavior, among others.
  • Immigration, Race & American Society: Course topics include why people migrate across international borders; ability of the nation-state to control migration flows; assimilation and incorporation of foreign “outsiders” into American social life; ways that migrants build and sustain lives; and challenges to two traditional types of membership: race and ethnicity, and citizenship and national belonging.
  • Deviance: Course topics include the social construction of deviance, the processes of acquiring a deviant identity, and managing deviant stigma.
  • American Society: Course topics include sociological perspectives and social policy implications of current issues, such as poverty, education, mental health, crime, environmental pollution, and corporations. Analysis of selected social, political, economic, and legal institutions.

Classes meets twice a week, and days and times are negotiable.

Qualifications: A Doctorate or ABD in Sociology or a related field and college-level teaching experience are both required.

Application requirements: All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at Candidates should submit a letter stating their qualifications for teaching the course, a curriculum vitae, a tentative syllabus or related syllabus, teaching evaluations, and two confidential letters of reference, submitted directly by the authors, and uploaded to Interfolio.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Department Administrator John LiBassi at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skSill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at[email protected]. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at





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Posted: 11/5/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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