Lecturer

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2020-03-27
  • Organization: University of Wyoming
  • Organization Type: College/University
  • Location: Laramie, WY
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology invites applications for one 2 year lecturer position in Sociology starting Fall Semester, 2020. We are looking for someone that can teach in a variety of core sociological courses. The teaching load for this position is eight courses over the course of the fall/spring/summer.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Candidates must be ABD in Sociology at the time of appointment.
• Demonstrated teaching experience in Sociology at the college and/or university level.

Desired Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment.
• Demonstrated teaching experience in a variety of core sociological areas such as sociology of family, race and ethnic relations, social inequality, and/or sociology of education (other areas may be considered).
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college and/or university level.
• Demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to the delivery of our undergraduate program with traditional classroom instruction and online education.

Application Process: Qualified individuals should submit:

1) a vita that thoroughly covers academic and professional work history;

2) a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s:
– interest in – and qualifications for – the position,
– teaching philosophy,
– demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college and/or university level,
– demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to the delivery of the Sociology \ undergraduate program (traditional classroom instruction as well as online \
education)
3) teaching evaluations, if available.

4) contact information for three references, who may be consulted regarding the applicant’s qualifications and suitability for this position.

The job number is #20000550. Applicants must submit their materials to: https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000550&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FDenver
Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Adrienne Freng at afreng@uwyo.edu.
Review of applications will begin March 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

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