Part Time Faculty - Sociology
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Department Information
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice has 30 full-time faculty, over 20 part-time faculty, and over 1,000 majors. The department offers Bachelor's degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice, an accelerated Bachelor's/Master's degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master's degree in Criminal Justice. The department also offers minors in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Gerontology, Medical Sociology, and Sociology.
With more than 400 full-time faculty and 8000 degree-seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice promote diversity and inclusiveness among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. Job Summary
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions to teach undergraduate courses in Sociology. These courses are most often at the introductory level. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities
Part-time faculty are hired from the department's pool of applicants on a semester-by-semester basis. Assignments to faculty in the pool are based on departmental needs and are for one or two courses per semester. Applicants may be asked to teach in various modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online) and courses maybe be assigned at the Kennesaw or Marietta campus. Qualified out-of-state candidates are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications
A Master's in Sociology or a closely related field, or its foreign equivalent, is required. Candidates with a minimum of 18 graduate level credit hours in Sociology along with relevant professional experience will also be considered. Preferred Qualifications
An earned doctoral degree in Sociology or a closely related field is preferred. Previous college-level teaching experience is also preferred. Required Documents to Attach
1. Letter of Application addressing the candidate's qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts are due upon hire)
4. Names and addresses of three references
5. Summary of Teaching Evaluations (if applicant has prior teaching experience)
1. Sample syllabi Apply Before Date
Open until filled. Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Tanja Link, [email protected]
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. Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.
Participant ID: 61415
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