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Adjunct, Sociology and Criminal Justice

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjunct faculty will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper C.V.'s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool. Saint Joseph's University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph's University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Adjunct, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Full Time or Part Time Status: Part-Time, Temporary
If Part Time, hours per week:
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:

Semester by Semester

Job Type: No Response
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Sociology has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunct faculty to staff a variety of courses each semester in the fields of Sociology and Criminal Justice.

Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis.

Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day and also in the evening and may include:
- Introduction to Sociology
- Social Problems
- Juvenile Justice
- Social Deviance
- Introduction to Criminal Investigation
- Sociological Theory

For further information about the Department of Sociology,
please visit our web site at:
www.sju.edu/academics/cas/sociology

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching of a specified course
Preparation of course materials
Providing support and guidance to students
Grade reporting

Additionally, adjunct faculty may be expected to teach a specified online course.

Secondary Responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Sociology or Criminal Justice or closely related majors and/or a Juris Doctorate. (In some cases, individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree and extensive experience as a practitioner may qualify.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have an ABD or PhD in Sociology or Criminal Justice, previous teaching experience, and willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

May require standing for long periods of time, talking for long periods of time and carrying course materials.

Additional Information:
Position Classification: Faculty
Union: None
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Number of indirect reports to this position:
Department: 213091 - Sociology
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 06/02/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 06/02/2017
Job Close Date: 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Special Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjunct faculty will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper C.V.’s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.
EOE M/F/V/D

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you possess?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Which statement best describes your teaching experience?
    • Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Teaching at the undergraduate level only
    • Teaching at the graduate level only
    • Teaching experience, but not at a university
    • No teaching experience
  4. * Do you have previous experience teaching online?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you available to teach online courses, courses offered on campus, or both?
    • Online
    • On campus
    • Both
  6. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Letters of Recommendation
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Transcript