Adjunct Faculty, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice is seeking to hire part-time instructors for four courses for the Spring 2023 semester:

  1. Introduction to Sociology, MWF 10:30-11:35 AM
  2. Social Problems, Wednesdays 6:30-9:50 PM
  3. Sociology of Childhood and Youth, MW 1:00-2:40 PM
  4. Introduction to Criminal Justice, MWF 10:30-11:35 AM

Applicants will need to provide a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, and three references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please reach out to with any questions.

Essential Functions
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • Responsibilities for this adjunct faculty position include course preparation, teaching, grading and being available to students who have questions or require extra help.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or a related field.
  • A keen interest in engaging students and fostering their learning.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

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Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

Elmhurst University is a leading four-year institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Founded in 1871, Elmhurst now offers more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, more than 20 graduate and certificate programs in flexible formats, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst University is among the top-ranked colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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