Sociology, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor (26026)

Job description

Job DetailsJob Location Main Campus - Edmond, OKPosition Type FacultyDescription

Position Overview:

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Duties include teaching day/evening courses in a face-to-face, hybrid and online format, as needed. The teaching load is 12-hours per semester (Fall and Spring) of undergraduate and cross-listed graduate sections in The Family, Sociological Theory, Cultural Anthropology, Sociology or Social Problems, and other courses as assigned. Information regarding the Department of Sociology, Gerontology, & Substance Abuse Studies:


Experience Required:

University or college teaching; department/college/university service is expected; an earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

Experience Preferred:

Proof of the completion of a Ph.D. in Sociology from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university by August 5, 2021. Experience teaching a diverse student body is valued.


Excellence in teaching and demonstrated potential to publish high quality scholarly research. Previous teaching experience in higher education environment at level of teaching assistant or higher is required. Candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence. Expertise in Leadership. Oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with the use of online learning management systems (for example: D2L).

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time