Adjunct in Sociology and Criminal Justice
Saint Joseph's University, Department of Sociology
United States

Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications         

Saint Joseph’s University’s Department of Sociology has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunct faculty to staff a variety of courses each semester in the fields of Sociology and Criminal Justice.


Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis.


Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day and also in the evening and may include:

- Introduction to Sociology

- Social Problems

- Juvenile Justice

- Social Deviance

- Sociological Theory

- Other courses as they become available


For further information about the Department of Sociology,

please visit our web site at:


Duties and Responsibilities:        

Teaching of a specified course

Preparation of course materials

Providing support and guidance to students

Grade reporting


Additionally, adjunct faculty may be expected to teach a specified online course.


Secondary Responsibilities:        

Cooperating with course coordinators or other program faculty to assure quality and consistency across the program


Minimum Requirements:            

Master’s Degree in Sociology or Criminal Justice or closely related majors and/or a Juris Doctorate. (In some cases, individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree and extensive experience as a practitioner may qualify.)


Preferred Qualifications:             

Preference will be given to candidates who have an ABD or PhD in Sociology or Criminal Justice, previous teaching experience, and willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.


Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:      

May require standing for long periods of time, talking for long periods of time and carrying course materials.


Additional Information:

Position Classification:   Faculty

Union:  None

Number of direct reports to this position:             0

Number of indirect reports to this position:        

Department:      213091 - Sociology

Date Open to Internal Applicants:            06/17/2019

Date Open to External Applicants:            06/17/2019

Job Close Date: 05/31/2020

Open Until Filled              No

Open to:              Internal and External Applicants

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* What is the highest level of education you possess?

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree


Doctoral Degree

* Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold.

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* Which statement best describes your teaching experience?

Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

Teaching at the undergraduate level only

Teaching at the graduate level only

Teaching experience, but not at a university

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* Do you have previous experience teaching online?



* Are you available to teach online courses, courses offered on campus, or both?


On campus


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