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Adjunct Instructor, Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

University of Cincinnati
Mt Auburn, OH
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
Term Adjunct, Sociology, College of Arts & SciencesThe Department of Sociology invites applications for an adjunct faculty member to teach courses in the 2024-2025 academic year. We anticipate needing one or two instructors for two undergraduate courses each per semester. This can be a remote position, but we are also open to the possibility of assigning in-person classes if the successful candidate is based locally.Job OverviewOn a part-time, limited basis, the Adjunct Faculty member's primary academic function is teaching. Essential FunctionsOn a part-time basis, conduct and teach assigned undergraduate-level courses online or in person (mode of instruction depends on the department's needs).May serve as an academic advisor for students.Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of these responsibilities.Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.Minimum RequirementsMasters or Ph.D. degree in Sociology (in hand).Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex material to students unfamiliar with a subject.Experience teaching an online sociology course.Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.Required EducationRequired Trainings/CertificationsRequired ExperienceAdditional Qualifications ConsideredPreferred experience:At least two semesters of online teaching of sociology courses.At least one semester as instructor of record for an Introduction to Sociology course (online or in person).Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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