Sociology Adjunct Faculty

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 01, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title Position Number J00001 Working Title Sociology Adjunct Faculty Department Sociology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $1,100 per credit hour Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week 29 Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty for Academic Year 2020-2021 course sections within the Department of Sociology. This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will remain active for a year; you may resubmit your application for subsequent years. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position duties include:
• Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.
• Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided.
• Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
• Submit final grades according to College/Department policy.

Teach one or more sections of selected courses in the Department, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and their discipline area, as listed in the qualifications section. This may include in-person and/or online instruction.

Required Qualifications

Possess at least a master’s degree in sociology or a related field (exceptions require approval). Possess excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

The minimum qualifications are a master’s degree in Sociology, with degrees in related fields considered if there is experience teaching in the discipline as listed on the resume/vitae. PhD or other doctoral degree in Sociology or a related discipline or directly related to the position is preferred. Previous experience teaching courses within the field also preferred.

Job Open Date 06/01/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must submit electronically in VCU eJobs, the following: a current curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter that clearly explains how they meet the qualifications outlined above.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Applications will be considered until the position(s) is/(are) filled.

If selected, you will need to provide two letters of reference.

Additional Information

*Note: A completed background check and official transcripts noting completion of degree must be submitted prior to start date.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Resume
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3

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