Professor of Instruction in Sociology

Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Professor of Instruction in Sociology

The Department of Sociology, in the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education at The University of Tampa, invites applications for two full time, 9-month renewable positions as non-tenure track Professors of Instruction starting August 2021.

Areas of specialty are open but must be related to Applied or Clinical Sociology as our Sociology program is one of four nationally accredited Applied Sociology programs by CAPACS. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate how they would contribute to our concentration in Applied Sociology. Candidates should also provide evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Responsibilities include teaching four 4-credit hour courses per semester, along with a commensurate amount of service. Faculty members have the opportunity to teach in summer and January or May intersession courses for additional compensation.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,600 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 23 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 300 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 130 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

Review of applications will commence on March 8 and continue until the positions are filled. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a Ph.D. in Sociology. The successful candidates must have a strong desire to teach Introduction to Sociology and other core undergraduate courses.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, two teaching evaluations and name and email address of three professional references.

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education, and 19 master's programs.

The College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education offers rigorous, high quality undergraduate curricula in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Education, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Graduate programs include a Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Instructional Design and Technology; and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Leadership. Our faculty are excellent teachers and scholars who engage their students both in and out of the classroom. Our college continually fosters relationships with governmental, not for profit, and community organizations in the greater Tampa Bay region to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, visit

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate based on age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.