Assistant Professor of Sociology
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|Position Title||Assistant Professor of Sociology|
|Department||Social Sciences Department|
|Job Summary||The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.
We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.
JOB SUMMARY: To teach some or all of the following undergraduate courses: General Sociology, Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, Criminology, Urban Sociology, Social Problems.
|Duties and Responsibilities||• Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
• Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, and the ability to work with students with various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
• Participate in departmental and institutional activities, including committee work.
• Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively with the campus community.
• Apply strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
• Be willing to travel and teach at multi-campus locations as required by department needs.
|Minimum Qualifications||• Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Sociology. No related degrees. Must have specialization in Sociology of Deviance and Social Justice Studies, including Criminology.
• Minimum of six semesters, within the last five years, of stand- alone college teaching Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, including Criminology, preferably at the community college level
• Documented record of excellence in teaching Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, and Criminology, full or part-time, at an accredited institution of higher learning, preferably a community college
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness in the form of class syllabi and teaching/course evaluations must be provided at the time of application
• Unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at the time of application
• Finalists may be required to provide a teaching demonstration
• Finalists are required to provide official college transcripts and recommendation letters
|Preferred Qualifications||• Ph.D. in Sociology.
• Experience teaching online and hybrid courses in General Sociology, Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, Criminology, Urban Sociology, Social Problems.
|Reports To||Social Sciences Department Chair|
|Campus Location||Multi-Campus Locations|
|Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information||Tenure-track position|
|Name of Bargaining Unit Union||CCRIFA|
|Salary Range||Hiring range $42,043 – $49,500|
|Additional Salary Information||Commensurate with education and experience|
|Civil Service List position||No|
|Licenses, Tools and Equipment||Must have access to and use of own transportation.|
|Environmental Conditions||This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.|
|Desired Start Date||2018 Fall Semester|
|Position End Date (if temporary or grant)|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Application Open Date||01/16/2018|
|Application Close Date (includes the grace period)||02/05/2018|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||The closing date to apply for this position is 2/5/18. This date includes a five-day grace period. Application materials will not be accepted after 11:59pm EST on 2/5/18.
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and a class syllabi/teaching evaluations by the closing date. Please use “Other Document” to attach your class syllabi/teaching evaluations. You do not need to complete the ‘Education History’ or ‘Employment History’ sections within the application if you are attaching a resume that includes the same information. Please include name and contact information for three references within the application.
If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s Degree, or higher, in Sociology? (please note: Must have specialization in Sociology of Deviance and Social Justice Studies, including Criminology)
- * Do you have a minimum of six semesters of stand-alone college teaching experience (within the last five years) in Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, including Criminology?
- * Do you have stand-alone teaching experience in Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, including Criminology, at the community college level?
- * Do you have experience teaching online and hybrid courses in General Sociology, Sociology of Deviance, Social Justice Studies, Criminology, Urban Sociology, Social Problems?
- * To better CCRI’s advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity? Please be specific when using web site or publication names (example: LinkedIn, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.). Thank you.(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Other Document