Lecturer of Sociology
University of Nebraska Lincoln Department of Sociology
United States




Working Title     Lecturer

Department       Sociology-1095

Requisition Number       F_190066

Posting Open Date          05/15/2019

Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)                 06/17/2019

Posting Close Date         

Open Until Filled              Yes

Description of Work       


We anticipate that teaching duties will include undergraduate courses focused on inequality (e.g. Race & Society, Family & Society, Crime & Society, Health & Society), basic research methods (e.g. Introduction to Research Methods: e.g. Part 1: Introduction to the techniques of collecting and analyzing data and techniques of research reporting. Emphasis on interpretation and evaluation of sociological research. Part 2: Practical exercises in the actual conduct of sociological research projects. Emphasis on training and development of skills, techniques, and methods of data analysis, and interpretation of findings in light of sociological theories.), and Introduction to Sociology. The position can involve one to four courses per semester.

Minimum Required Qualifications           


The minimum requirements include an M.A. in Sociology or a related discipline and at least two semesters of successful college teaching.

Preferred Qualifications               


A Ph.D. in Sociology or its equivalent is preferred. Also preferred is experience in teaching on-line, a record of ongoing professional development related to teaching, and successful teaching experience in Sociology courses.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required               

Criminal History Background Check Required     

Posted Salary    

How to Apply    


Click “Apply to This Job” and complete the faculty form. Attach the following documents:

1) a letter of application describing experience and interests relevant to the position;

2) curriculum vitae

3) evidence of successful college teaching experience (e.g. a statement of teaching philosophy and at least one sample syllabus for a Sociology course, including the specific assignment sequence for the course). Please combine these materials into one document and attach as “Other Document.”

4) arrange for a letter of reference focused on teaching to be sent directly to sociology@unl.edu.


As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact            


Lori Ratzlaff


Job Category     

Job Category (old)           Faculty Non-Tenure Leading

Job Type              Part-Time Temporary

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No

If Temporary, indicate end date                5/15/2020

Planned Hire Date           8/19/2019

Appointment End Date                 5/15/2020

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    Letter of Interest

    Curriculum Vitae

    Other Document

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