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Adjunct Instructor, Sociology at UC Clermont

University of Cincinnati
Clermont College

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You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of candidates from which qualified faculty roles will be filled. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department and there is no guarantee that an open position currently exists. Appointments are renewed based on departmental need and teaching performance. Classes may be day or evening. Rank and compensation are based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.” With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview

The Social Sciences and Humanities Department at UC Clermont invites applicants for our Sociology Adjunct faculty general pool of candidates from which part-time faculty will be selected for the upcoming term, as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are renewed per semester based on departmental needs and teaching performance. All applicants for this position must be proficient in English, have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and group communication skills, and be effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a culturally diverse, student-centered environment.

The Adjunct Faculty member’s primary academic functions include teaching a diverse set of students in an open-access environment. Adjunct faculty must have experience and training to provide course instruction in at least Introduction to Sociology or Social Problems courses. Adjunct faculty members will be expected to: use our Canvas course management system, adhere to each course’s cross-college course objectives and learning outcomes, hold regular office hours to meet with students, whether online or otherwise and participate in program assessment, as assigned. Classes may be held days or evenings and in face to face, hybrid, or online synchronous or asynchronous formats.

Essential Functions
  • On a part-time basis, conduct and teach assigned undergraduate courses according to the policies and procedures of the College, the Department, and the course.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communication.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • The minimum of a Master’s degree in Sociology is required.
  • At least one year of teaching experience in a college setting. Experience teaching Introduction to Sociology and Social Problems is preferred.
Additional Qualifications ConsideredPh.D. or ABD in Sociology is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

REQ: 80521


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