Overview

Sociology Adjunct Instructor (Temporary)

 

Posting Number: F00877

 

Location: San Ramon Campus

 

Salary:

 

Description of Position:

 

The San Ramon Campus of Diablo Valley College is seeking instructors for classes starting in Fall 2022 and for its adjunct instructor pool. Successful applicants will have an ability to and interest in teaching introductory Sociology courses in a mix of modalities (100% in-person, hybrid, and online). We are also interested in applicants who have an interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment and in teaching in the San Ramon Campus’ dual-enrollment program with local high schools. In your cover letter, please explain how you meet these criteria.

 

We welcome your application and look forward to meeting with qualified applicants!

 

Inquiries:

 

Bridgitte Schaffer (bschaffer@dvc.edu)

 

Position Status: Temporary

 

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

 

Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty

 

Department: S4720-Applied Arts and Social Sciences

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;

2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;

3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;

4. meeting with students outside of class;

5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;

7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;

8. maintaining accurate academic records;

9. performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

 

Master’s in sociology

OR

 

Bachelor’s in sociology AND Master’s in anthropology, any ethnic studies, social work or psychology

 

OR

the equivalent.

 

The equivalency form can be downloaded here:

 

Academic Position Application – Master’s Degree Discipline Equivalency Form (https://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/equivalency-application/Academic%20Position%20Application%20-%20Masters%20Degree%20Discipline%20Equivalency%20Form.pdf)

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

Ability to and interest in teaching Sociology courses listed in the DVC catalog, especially Introduction to Sociology. Ability to and interest in teaching these courses in mix of modalities (100% in-person, hybrid, and online). We are also interested in applicants who have an interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment and in teaching in the San Ramon Campus’ dual-enrollment program with local high schools.

 

Ability to and interest in working with students of diverse backgrounds, including students from historically underserved and underrepresented backgrounds, students of color, students with recent immigrant histories, students from cycles of low income if not poverty, students from indigenous communities, students from first-generation families, and adult students returning to college.

 

Job Open Date: 06/16/2022

 

Job Close Date:

 

Open Until Filled: Yes

 

Employment Begins: Fall 2022

 

# of Months: As needed

 

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/3408828

 

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

 

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