Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

Employer
University of Indianapolis
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Sociology at the University of Indianapolis invites applications for an adjunct position in Sociology to begin August 2021 to teach courses in Sociology such as Principles of Sociology and Social Problems. Most courses are offered during the day (e.g., Monday/Wednesday/Friday.) Classes will be offered face-to-face.

Please submit a CV or resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts of all educational institutions attended.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design courses and syllabi that conform to University and Department requirements and expectations
  • Be prepared to transition course to hybrid or online approaches as required by the university administration
  • Plan lessons
  • Create and grade assignments, essays, exams, etc.
  • Respond to student needs in person or electronically
  • Engage in appropriate instructional practices, institutional procedures, and interactions with students, faculty, and staff as specified in the faculty handbook


QUALIFICATIONS

  • A master's degree is required, with some courses in sociology. A master's degree in sociology is preferred.
  • Teaching experience is preferred. Experience teaching online is also preferred, or demonstration of relevant technological skills.


BENEFITS

  • Free Parking


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