Fall 2018 Adjunct Instructor - Sociology (Flagship Campus) - Unity College
April 30, 2018
Location: Unity, ME Category: Faculty Posted On: Sun Apr 29 2018 Job Description:
Unity College is accepting applications for an Adjunct Instructor to teach Sociology. Sociology is a field of study that explains social, political, economic and ecological phenomena in terms of social structures, social forces, and group relations. This introduction focuses on socialization, culture, the social construction of reality, inequality, race and ethnic relations, poverty, and political sociology. Students gain an understanding of the three main sociological perspectives, apply them to make sense of contemporary social problems, and realize how one's individual circumstances are shaped by much larger social forces.
The ideal candidate must possess competence in the profession or discipline with the ability to effectively communicate training and subject matter to others. Instructors will hold the minimum credentials appropriate to the discipline, such as professional certifications or appropriate academic degrees. Master's degree and/or Ph.D. preferred. Depending on experience, availability, and interest multiple courses and/or sections may be offered to a single qualified instructor.
This position is scheduled to teach in the Fall Semester which begins on August 22, 2018 and ends December 17, 2018.
The College reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or reassign any course. Courses that do not achieve minimum student enrollment may be offered for reduced compensation.
Internal Number: 97203
About Unity College
Unity College, a private college in rural Maine, provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education emphasizing the environment, natural resources, and the emerging framework of sustainability science. A common interest in developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems unites our students, staff, and faculty. Recently named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly college rankings and Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll, Unity is rapidly becoming recognized as a national leader in sustainability science. Unity College has just finalized its five-year strategic plan designed to transform Unity College into the “A National Beacon” for Sustainability Science, with Distance Programming as a critical objective.Unity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applicants from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.