The University of Minnesota Department of Sociology is inviting applications for part time, temporary teaching positions for openings that may occur beginning fall 2020, to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students.
Course topics may include but are not limited to: Introduction to Sociology; Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System; Social Theory; American Race Relations; Race, Class and Gender; Organizations; Sociology of Family; and Criminology.
This does not constitute a posting for vacancies, but establishes a pool of applicants should openings occur during the 2020/21 academic year. Applications will not be acknowledged upon receipt and will only be reviewed should openings occur. Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
Lecturers/Teaching Specialists will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, hold office hours, and advise students.
Special Notice for COVID-19 Hiring or Impact to Hiring for COVID-19: The University of Minnesota has suspended hiring for most positions. We remain active in hiring for positions that are mission-critical to the University's operation. Applications will be accepted for positions listed on our career site. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely, and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. As circumstances continue to develop, the University will update our employment website, so please continue to check back for the most current job opening information.
Applicants with a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field and one (1) year of college level teaching experience will be appointed as Lecturer. Applicants with a M.A. degree in Sociology or related field with one (1) academic term (quarter or semester) of teaching experience will be appointed as Teaching Specialist.
Internal Number: 336282
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