Part-Time Adjunct Faculty - Sociology, Criminal Justice or Social Work

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Department Chairperson

Job Summary:

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Elmhurst College in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty. We welcome candidates who teach in sociology, criminal justice, or social work. When a position is available, qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview and asked to submit further documentation.

Essential Functions:

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Responsibilities for this adjunct faculty position include course preparation, teaching, grading and being available to students who have questions or require extra help.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree or higher in Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, or a related field.
2. A keen interest in engaging students and fostering their learning.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

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Part-time adjunct position.
Filled as needed. Ideally available for daytime teaching.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit an up-to-date curriculum vita and a list of three references in required “other” document. References will be contacted when position is available. A complete set of official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. For questions about the positions, please contact Dr. Carrie Coward Bucher at [email protected]

Elmhurst offers 66 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, evening and online programs for adults, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst College is among the top-ranked colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 4/7/2020
Application Due: 1/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time