Juniata College

Huntingdon , PA
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Lecturer in Sociology

Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA Intern/Co-op
Posted on October 1, 2017
The Juniata College Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work invites candidates to apply for the position of Lecturer in Sociology. The position is a non-tenure track, unranked, fixed term position. The contract term is one academic semester (Spring 2018). The contract may be eligible for renewal for the 2018-2019 academic year upon successful completion of the initial contract. We seek applicants who can teach one Introduction to Sociology section with approximately 35 students per section, using a common open source textbook. The Introduction to Sociology course at Juniata College is part of the general education curriculum as well as a required foundation course for Sociology majors and for students enrolled in the Accredited Bachelor of Social Work program. We seek applicants who have a comprehensive exposure to the discipline of Sociology. Considered one of the Colleges That Change Lives, Juniata was founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, and Brethren values of peace, community, simplicity, and service continue to anchor and animate institutional culture. Qualified candidates must have relevant higher education teaching experience, preferably teaching Introduction to Sociology or other courses within the discipline of Sociology. Candidates should hold at least a Masters Degree in Sociology or Social Work, however degree credentials in other closely related disciplines are acceptable if the candidate has higher education teaching experience in Sociology. It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks. Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy not because of legal obligations but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. To apply for this position, please complete our online application at http://www.juniata.edu/services/hresources/openings.html.