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Adjunct Instructor of Sociology

locationMorristown, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title: Adjunct Instructor of Sociology

Campus Location: Morristown Campus (Employees are assigned to a “home” location but may occasionally or regularly be required to work at other WSCC locations.)

Job Purpose: The purpose of this position is to develop and teach courses in the field of sociology.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach in-person, virtual, and web-based courses. 
  • Prepare course syllabi, course materials, evaluate student learning, and maintain class records. 
  • Participate in curriculum development, student recruiting, advising, placement, and division/departmental meetings. 
  • Complete goals and objectives for the individual, the department/division, and the college. 
  • Complete educational outcome measures and academic reporting as required. 
  • May perform other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Sociology, or a Master’s degree in a related field plus 18 graduate hours of Sociology credit.
  • Understanding and acceptance of the comprehensive community college philosophy.
  • Stated willingness to teach at multiple locations including off campus sites and local high schools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate in Sociology with a background in using information technology techniques for undergraduate sociology students.
  • Experience teaching sociology.
  • Experience teaching dual enrollment courses.

Behavioral Core Competencies:

  • Empowers and motivates students to learn effectively.
  • Works effectively with other faculty and administrators within the department, the division, and the college to provide well-developed courses and programs of study.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with others.
  • Is a team player and contributes to the department and the division with new ideas and approaches, and uses professional development opportunities to expand instructional vision.

Leadership & Supervisory: This position has no supervisory responsibilities but is expected to participate as part of a team in conjunction with other faculty and as a member of the Behavioral and Social Sciences division.

Environment & Working Conditions: Office environment is temperature controlled with occasional fluctuations, well lit, and free from loud noises and unnecessary interruptions. This position requires travel and teaching in the high schools. Could be exposed to varying weather conditions when travelling.

Physical Demands (including requirements for travel or working nights/weekends/holidays):

  • Large amounts of time spent looking at computer monitors could lead to some eye strain, stress, or headache issues.
  • Operation of standard office equipment including copier and fax machine.
  • Repetitive stress injuries could occur.
  • Travel to local areas may be required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.

Requisition #497304

Posting Closes: Open Until Filled