Part-time Instructor of Sociology
Posting DetailsPosition Information Academic Home Department:Sociology and Criminal JusticePosting Job Title:Part-time Instructor of SociologyRecruitment Type:Part-Time Faculty Position Details Rank – Title:Area of Specialty-Discipline:SociologyAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:RegularTenure Track Status:Non-Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:One SemesterContract Type:Part-TimeDate Position Available:01/01/2019 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:
Kennesaw State University is currently accepting applications for a Part-time Instructor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice beginning January 2019. The ability to effectively teach college-level Sociology courses, with a commitment to providing excellence in education is a must. The aptitude to present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills will be a primary goal for the position.
This position is on an as needed, per semester basis to teach traditional and non-traditional students. Classes may be online and/or face-to-face during weekdays or nights, as needed by the department.
Minimum required qualifications include a MS or MA in Sociology (with 18 hours of relevant graduate credits) or its foreign equivalent. In addition, either extensive experience working in the field or previous university teaching experience is required.Application Procedure Application Deadline Date:07/01/2019Questions About Position Opening:
Please address all questions to Dr. Jennifer McMahon-Howard via email: [email protected]Additional Information for Applicants
This is a Part Time Faculty pool. These applications will only be reviewed if the need arises.Application Instructions Posting Details KSU Faculty Posting Number:000569Departmental/College Overview:
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice has 30 full-time faculty, over 20 part-time faculty, and over 1,000 majors. The department offers Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice, an accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice. The department also offers minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Gerontology, Medical Sociology, and Sociology.
Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. The Department wishes to reinforce this and to provide an inclusive learning environment to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. Candidates are therefore encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to the diversity of the community. Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.
For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.EEO Statement:
Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Letter of Application
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
- Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Summary of Teaching Evaluations
- Sample Syllabi
- Other Documents