Instructor of Sociology

Posting Details

Position Title

Instructor of Sociology

Additional Information

The Department of Sociology program in the College of Sciences and Humanities are seeking applicants to be part of a pool of part-time adjunct faculty. The responsibility will include teaching a variety of undergraduate courses.

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

PT Semester


Faculty may be needed to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, such as principles of sociology, family, gender and society, social interaction, globalization, and social problems both on campus or online during the spring and fall semesters. Applications will be held on file until September 18, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in sociology from an accredited institution.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching sociology at the postsecondary level. Experience teaching online classes. Area of specialization (as evidenced by coursework or teaching experience) congruent with departmental course needs. Commitment to high quality teaching is essential.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.



Department Information

The Department of Sociology seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. This posting is intended to serve as a pool for future part-time semester vacancies.

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Transcripts will be requested later from those who reach a subsequent stage in the interview process.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For questions regarding this posting, please contact Dr. Chadwick L. Menning.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts

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