Instructor in Sociology
University of the Incarnate Word, Department of Sociology
United States

Position Summary          

The Instructor in Sociology teaches introductory and lower division courses in Sociology as needed.


Essential Functions         

The Instructor in Sociology teaches introductory and lower division courses in Sociology as needed. Instructors conduct lectures, lead classroom discussion, and other classroom activities. Instructors are expected to construct essay assignments and examinations and other performance-based activities that provide evidence of learning by students in the course. Instructors must be able to work collaboratively with department faculty to ensure that standard curriculum outcomes are met. Instructors must be able to adhere to all UIW policies and procedures, including timely record keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.



Knowledge Skills and Abilities    

-Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;

-Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Southland Conference, and the NCAA.


Required Education        

Master of Arts in Sociology or in a related field, with at least 18 post-graduate hours in Sociology.


Required Work Experience         

One (1) year of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Sociology and at least two years’ successful experience teaching at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations


Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations              

Work Hours       

Work hours are determined by the courses assigned.


Physical Demands           

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number               UN360PO

Number of Vacancies     8

Job Type              Part Time

Job Category      Faculty

Desired Start Date          

Position End Date (if temporary)              

Reports to           Dean of CHASS


Open Date          06/27/2019

Close Date          

Open Until Filled               Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please submit the names and contact information of at least three references who can speak to your qualities as an instructor.



UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Teaching Philosophy

Unofficial Transcripts 1

Unofficial Transcripts 2

Optional Documents


Unofficial Transcripts 3

Other Document

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