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Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

Texas A&M University - Central Texas
Killeen, TX

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Social Sciences, Sociology
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Four-Year Institution

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Adjunct Faculty - Sociology


Texas A&M University - Central Texas


College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Killeen, Texas

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Job Description

The Social Sciences Department at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is seeking applicants for a sociology adjunct instructor position starting the Spring 2023 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an upper-level course in sociology. Areas of specialization are open, but we are especially interested in candidates who can teach at least one of the following topics: social inequalities, health and illness, media, political sociology, or the military. Experience and enthusiasm for teaching and working with undergraduate students is essential. Because demand for online courses is growing, candidates do not need to live in Central Texas. A Ph.D. in sociology is preferred. Please submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a cover letter describing your fit for the position and whether you would be willing to teach online, face to face, or both.

Job Summary:

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process. Adjunct instructors are hired to teach on a temporary and part-time basis. Adjunct instructors teaching courses for credit must meet the same requirements for professional and scholarly preparation as their full-time counterparts teaching in the same discipline.


  • Teaches an undergraduate level class in sociology as needed.

  • Writes syllabi for the courses to be taught using the approved format of the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • Responds to student needs via email and with grading feedback in a timely manner.

  • Meets with students enrolled in their classes when students need additional assistance with class material and assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters in sociology
  • Experience in teaching in sociology.
  • Show expertise in and commitment to undergraduate sociology education.
  • Exhibit enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and employing innovative teaching methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Sociology or related field

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


Read our Diversity Profile Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing and vibrant institution!  We are a military friendly, upper level institution offering 24 Bachelor’s and 16 Graduate degrees.  The university prepares students for lifelong learning through excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.  Our campus is located at State Highway 195 and 201 in Killeen, 1001 Leadership Place.TAMUCT bldg [square]

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, currently serving over 2,600 students. Classes are offered at our beautiful new campus, online, and at several convenient sites; including Fort Hood and Hutto in order to accommodate both full-time and part-time students. The University serves the entire Central Texas region, providing a wide-range of distinguished academic programs that foster excellence and achievement through lifelong learning and civic engagement. For more information about our Warrior Nation, visit

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