Part-Time Lecturer in Sociology

Job description

Effective Date:     Fall 2020

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.A. in Sociology for General sociology; M.A. in Sociology or related field with a background in Criminology for Criminology courses
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at the University level appropriate to assignment
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating an ethically and culturally diverse student population

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Sociology or related field; academic specialization in Criminology with ability to teach general Sociology and methods courses
  • Demonstrated experience teaching courses: SOC 101 Introductory Sociology, SOC 102 Introduction to Social Problems, SOC 412 Social Constructions of Reality, SOC 433 Wealth, Status, and Power; SOC 406 Intermediate Social Statistics, SOC 407 Survey and Experimental Research Methods, SOC 408 Qualitative Research Methods, SOC 442 Homicide in America, SOC 443 Crime and Society, SOC 444 Juvenile Delinquency, SOC 445 Sociology of Deviance, SOC 446 Sociology of Criminology Organizations
  • Potential for or a strong history of scholarly research activity
  • Ability to teach large lecture courses
  • Familiarity with the CSU system

Duties:   Teach available courses (3-12 units) as needed

Probable Salary Range:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Instructions

Required Documentation on Interfolio:

  • Letter of application addressing qualifications in the minimum and/or preferred areas of position description
  • Curriculum Vitae including email address
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Summary teaching evaluations, if applicable
  • Sample copies of scholarship, if applicable

Additional Requirements:

  • Three signed letters of recommendation – directly submitted to the Department Chair, Minjeong Kim ([email protected])
  • Finalists will be required to submit an original SC-1 hiring form obtained from department, an official transcript, and undergo a background check

When Interfolio submission is completed, email the Department Chair, Minjeong Kim ([email protected]).

The Department of Sociology at San Diego State University is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation.  We see applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds.  California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Posted: 9/21/2019
Application Due: 11/20/2019
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