The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an on-going pool of qualified part-time lecturers to teach various undergraduate courses such as: Introduction to Sociology; Issues and Problems in American Society; World Society; Classical Sociological Theory; Contemporary Sociological Theory; Family and Society; Death and Dying; Sociology of Knowledge; Sex and Gender; Health and Medicine; Sociology of Law; Law, Crime, and Social Justice; Statistical Methods; Logics of Social Inquiry; Social Inequality; Sociology of Women; Sociology of Men; Popular Culture; Environmental Sociology; Social Problems; Sociology of Emotions; Globalization and Change; Science and Technology; Urban Sociology; Society and Nature; Communication, Media, and Culture; Latino/a Sociology; Sustainability and Governance; Political Sociology; Social Psychology; Deviance and Conformity; Women and Work; Work and Society; Social Problems; Social Change in the Global Economy.
Regular appointments are during the academic year, but accepted candidates will also be eligible for Summer Session appointments.
SALARY: Approximately $6,437 - $8,657 per course, commensurate with education and experience. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from this amount.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: M.A. or equivalent foreign degree in Sociology or related field.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. Evidence of teaching or demonstrated potential for University level teaching at the undergraduate level.
POSITION AVAILABLE: As openings occur, appointments contingent upon availability of funding.
TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include: a letter of application (including list of courses qualified to teach); a curriculum vitae; sample course materials (if available); teaching evaluations (if available); and three confidential letters of recommendation. * Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.
*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.
CLOSING DATE: Ongoing. As this is an ongoing recruitment, applicants must update their files every three years if they are interested in remaining in the pool.
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