Fall 2021 Adjunct-Sociology 101

Job description

The College of New Jersey's Department of Sociology and Anthropology is seeking dynamic adjunct instructors to teach SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology in fall 2021 (August 31 to December 10, 2021).

Minimum qualifications include:
a M.A. degree in Sociology and prior college-level teaching experience with introductory courses in Sociology OR
a specialization in Sociology and experience teaching college students. Ph.D. or ABD preferred.

Course time:
Section 1: Mondays and Thursdays 2:00pm-3:20pm

Section 2: Mondays 5:00pm-7:50pm

Section 3: Wednesdays 5:30pm-8:20pm (tentative section)

Bulletin Course Description:
Sociology explores the intersection of biography and history. Students learn the basic foundations of sociology, including its development as a field of inquiry, early sociological theory, and methodology. The course also analyzes social organization, addressing culture, structure, socialization, and social control. Students investigate how culture, class, race, sex, family, medicine, business, religion, education, and government affect our lives. Special attention is paid to the impact of society on self.

*This course satisfies TCNJ's Liberal Learning requirement of Race & Ethnicity so this must be included throughout the course in a meaningful manner.

Note: These courses will be offered in-person at TCNJ's campus in Ewing, NJ. Only those candidates within reasonable distance will be considered.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), teaching evaluations if available, as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.




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Job No: 21000338
Posted: 3/2/2021
Application Due: 5/1/2021
Work Type: Part Time
Salary: Negotiable