Adjunct Faculty Sociology

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 01, 2019
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work TBA
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202230 Official TSU Title Adjunct Faculty Sociology Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Provides academic instruction in assigned Sociology classes and academic support to students in the department.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaches classes in the Department of Sociology. Provides academic support to students in the form of assessment, evaluation, and mentoring. Performs other job-related duties as required.

% FTE

Vary

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

Requires a Master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) from an accredited college or university.

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Successful candidate will be required to contribute in teaching and student support at a level necessary to help the department function effectively. Successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring students. Must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. Must be able to work with a diverse student and faculty population. Must be able to use personal computers, Microsoft Office software and have familiarity with typical academic support systems such as Blackboard.

Work Experience

Requires a minimum of one year of experience teaching sociology courses at the post-secondary level. Applicants who have served as Teaching Assistants for at least two academic semesters in graduate Sociology programs will also be deemed to have met the minimum work experience requirement.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents. No responsibility for budget and expenditure authority.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Performs tasks and duties under general supervision, using established procedures. Occasional independent judgment is required to complete work assignments.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

Regular contact with students and University personnel. Purpose of contacts is to explain, clarify or interpret information. May handle confidential and some complex matters.

Customer Service Relationships

Requires interpersonal and communication skills to ensure that student and university needs are met. Acknowledges and clarifies inquiries, requests, or complaints to ensure that needs are identified, documented and addressed.

Working/Environmental Conditions

N/A

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree (M.A. or M.S.) from an accredited college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of one year of experience teaching sociology courses at the post-secondary level? Applicants who have served as Teaching Assistants for at least two academic semesters in graduate Sociology programs will also be deemed to have met the minimum work experience requirement.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3


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