Employment Opportunities
Part-Time Instructor / Department of Social Work and Sociology
Employment Opportunities
Friday, October 01, 2021 11:44 AM
Primary Purpose of Position

The Department of Social Work and Sociology is accepting applications for sociology part-time instructors. Part-time instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester basis to teach sociology and anthropology courses delivered by the Department. The maximum teaching load is four courses per semester. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Teaching face-to-face sociology and anthropology courses, attending training/faculty development sessions, participating in data collection for assessment of student learning, and recording grades and course materials in Blackboard, the university’s Learning Management System.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Social Work and Sociology supports over 270 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate social work students along with providing general education in the areas of sociology and anthropology.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in sociology at time of application.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Candidates with 1-3 years teaching experience at the University or Community College level and with a background in teaching introductory sociology courses are preferred.


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Journal of Rural Social Sciences Editor Proposal Guidelines
Employment Opportunities
Monday, September 20, 2021 11:04 AM

Editor of the Journal of Rural Social Sciences is one of the most important positions in the Southern Rural Sociological Association. The JRSS Editor Search Committee recommends the Editor to the SRSA Executive Committee. In order for the JRSS Editor Search Committee to make an informed recommendation, the Committee requires that each applicant submit a completed proposal (see attached template) containing the following information:

  1. the applicant’s vision for the journal;
  2. personal background and qualifications;
  3. institutional support and capacity;
  4. proposed annual and three-year budget;
  5. an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (no standard form is required); and
  6. name and contact information for two referees the committee may contact; and
  7. a letter of support from an appropriate local administrator (e.g. Department Chair, supervisor).

Applicants must use the proposal template provided and submit the proposal electronically. Submissions should be emailed to [email protected] using the email subject line: “JRSS Editor”.
A letter of intent should be submitted as soon as possible. The full proposal must be submitted by November 30th, 2021.

Proposal template can be found by clicking this link.