Job # 076439
Job Title Part Time Faculty - SOC 102 Social Problems Fall '22
Location Syracuse, NY
Pay Range Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
As determined by department/chair
Job Type Part-time
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code UA
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University
seeks a part-time instructor to teach one open section of Sociology 102 –
Social Problems -Fall '22, (3 credits).
Course Description: This course focuses on the application of sociological
theory and methods to identification, description, and analysis of
contemporary social problems. Critique and analysis of alternative strategies
for social change.
A minimum of an MA in Sociology or a closely related discipline. Preference
will be given to ABD and PhD level candidates from our program and others who
have previously taught for us.
Job Specific Qualifications
Evidence of effective teaching is required.
Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start
Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the
Meeting all designated class periods.
Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according
to University regulations.
Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
Please attach cover letter and resume to application.
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Job Posting Date 06/21/2022
Application Deadline 06/29/2022
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Faculty
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