Visiting Instructor Sociology

Houston, TX
Nov 02, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Official TSU Title:

Visiting Instructor Sociology

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Provides academic instruction in assigned Sociology classes and provides advising and academic support to students in the department. Will also perform faculty duties associated with service to the department and college.

Essential Duties Summary:

Teaches classes in the Department of Sociology. Provides academic advising for students in the department. Provides academic support to students in the form of assessment, evaluation, and mentoring. Serves on college/school/ and university committees as required. Performs other job-related duties as required.

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Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience.


Requires a Master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) from an accredited college or university.

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The successful candidate will be required to contribute in teaching and service at a level necessary to help the department function effectively. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to advising and mentoring students. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills. Must be able to work with a diverse student and faculty population. Must be able to use personal computers, Microsoft Office software and have familiarity with typical academic support systems such as Blackboard and Degree Works.

Work Experience:

Requires a minimum of three years of experience (five years preferable) as an instructor in a sociology program in a four-year college or university.

Working/Environmental Conditions:

Working conditions require following basic safety precautions. Physical demands include moderate physical activity that includes prolonged standing and/or walking, handling moderate weight objects and/or using or carrying equipment. Work may require routine travel.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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Open to all applicants.

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