Assistant Professor Sociology

Posting Job Title

Assistant Professor, Sociology


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

Johnson County Community College is looking to fill a full-time faculty position in Sociology. JCCC is located in Overland Park, KS, the second largest city in the state of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City Metro. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located on campus.

This person will perform duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours, developing and revising curriculum, developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department, division, and college meetings, serving on committees, and other duties as assigned.

Current department needs include teaching courses in Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, and Sociology of Families.

Required Qualifications

-Masters degree in Sociology or closely-related field
-Expertise in social stratification (e.g., inequality and diversity, race, class, gender)
-Experience with curriculum planning, preferably at a community college
-Collegiate teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

-Doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) in Sociology or closely-related field
-Community college teaching experience

Required application documents

Please submit a resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, and most recent course evaluations with the application. Official transcripts will be requested upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 11 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 11 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time

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