Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor, SOC 150 (Introduction to Sociology) - Spring 2023

University of New England
March 18, 2023
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Position Type Adjunct

Faculty Track Non Tenure Position Title Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor, SOC 150 (Introduction to Sociology) - Spring 2023 Employment Status Part Time Months Campus Biddeford, ME Description

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SSBS) in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of New England (UNE) seeks applications for an adjunct professor to teach sections of SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology in the Spring 2023 semester (Jan 18 – May 12, 2023). The lecture-based course will meet face-to-face on the Biddeford, Maine campus. The sections are scheduled to meet either on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:00–9:20am, and Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30-10:50am.

Course Description. The SOC 150 course introduces students to the concepts and methods of sociology, particularly as they are applied to an understanding of problems and structure in society. Topics include the social organization of the U.S. as well as other countries around the world. Emphasis is on global experiences around the world and on the causes and implications of social and cultural change.

It is anticipated that this class will be comprised of a blend of lecture and active learning approaches. The adjunct professor will be responsible for development and delivery of the content of the course, grading all assessment materials (e.g., exams, quizzes), calculation and submission of final class grades, and holding at least one office hour on campus per week. Program and University identified learning objectives and student learning outcomes will be provided for the course.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To apply for these positions, please submit the following material:

  • A cover letter discussing past teaching experience, preparation for teaching this specific course, and ideas for course delivery
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Names and contact information for two professional references
  • For more information, contact Dr. Michael Burman, [email protected], Academic Director, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


    Responsibilities include:

  • Updating a course syllabus (sample syllabi and course materials are available)
  • Presenting instruction aligned with the student learning outcomes of the course.
  • Preparing student assignments that assess the learning outcomes
  • Meeting during all designated class periods.
  • Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
  • Submitting mid-semester progress reports and final grades by University deadlines.
  • Following guidelines for delivery of the course under university protocols as outlined in the faculty and employee handbooks, and the UNE Onward Plan ( https: // www. )
  • Qualifications

    A master's degree in sociology or a related field is required; candidates with a Ph.D. and/or college teaching experience are preferred.

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    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 2022F0029P

    Open Date 11/21/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

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  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Additional Document (Please see Posting Details for more information)
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