Adjunct Faculty - Social Sciences

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Job TitleAdjunct Faculty - Social SciencesFLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary Range$2,800 to $3,000Employment StatusPart Time .25DepartmentSchool of Social SciencesMinimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate in the Social Science discipline or Master degree. Prior teaching experience on the junior college or university level is preferred.

Purpose of Job

The successful candidate will teach courses in the department of Social Sciences as an adjunct instructor.

Scope of Responsibilities

The candidate will be broadly trained and able to teach courses in the social science disciplines (Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Criminal Justice and History). The position also requires engagement in departmental or university service work, as well as scholarship and an active research agenda. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students, and assume additional responsibilities as needed for the improvement and growth of the program.

Essential Job Functions

Ability to teach varied courses in Social Science.
Advise Social Science students about academic requirements and registration for classes.
Contribute to continual program improvement through annual evaluation of program outcomes and objectives.
Prepare required information for quality enhancement planning and evaluation.
Assist in ongoing program curriculum development and participate in service to the program, department, school, and the community.
Actively engage in professional activities related to Social Science disciplines, including a demonstrated commitment to a specific research agenda.

Qualifications

An earned doctorate in the Social Science discipline or Master degree. Prior teaching experience on the junior college or university level is preferred.

Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge and Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge and Skilled in Blackboard, Banner and other online or statistical packages.
Ability to operate office equipment including a calculator, copier, projector, Scranton machine, etc.

EEO / ADA Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsOccasionallyHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsTravelExtended Work Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberNumber of Vacancies1LocationLormanPosition End Date (if temporary)Open Date09/09/2019Close Date09/20/2019Open Until FilledNoEEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Teaching Philosophy
    5. Writing Sample
    6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    7. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    8. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae

     

     

     

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