Assistant Professor in Sociology
Florida Gateway College, Department of Liberal Arts in Sociology
United States

Teach college level, introductory sociology courses. Work with others to develop and revise curriculum and examine outcomes. Position requires the ability and willingness to teach a mixture of online and traditional classes. Position requires on-campus office hours and service on college committees as assigned.




(Note: The following examples of work as listed in this job descriptions are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

Uses assessment strategies (traditional and alternate) to assist the continuous development of the learner.

Uses effective communication techniques with students and all other stakeholders.

Engages in continuous professional quality improvement for self and school.

Uses appropriate techniques and strategies, which promote and enhance critical, creative, and evaluative thinking capabilities of students.

Uses teaching and learning strategies that reflect each student's culture, learning styles, special needs, and socio-economic background.

Adheres to Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida.

Uses an understanding of learning and human development to provide a positive learning environment, which supports the intellectual, personal, and social development of all students.

Demonstrates knowledge and understandings of the subject matter.

Creates and maintains positive learning environments in which students are actively engaged in learning, social interaction, cooperative learning and self-motivation.

Plans, implements, and evaluates instruction in a variety of learning environments.

Works with various educational professionals and other stakeholders in the continuous improvement of the educational experiences of students.

Uses appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process.

Other functions as specified in applicable policies/procedures and the Faculty Handbook.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)




EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Master's degree with minimum of 18 graduate credits in sociology prefix courses or equivalent.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES REQUIRED: Experience using technology in teaching. Ability to work well with others. Experience with or desire to teach distance-learning, online, and/or evening courses.


DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: College teaching experience. Willingness to explore web based instruction, and multimedia presentational teaching technologies as well as a willingness to teach evening classes as necessary. Experience with examining and reporting learning outcomes and accreditation standards.


SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

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