Limited Term Faculty in Sociology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Sociology
United States

Description of the Job   

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty for Academic Year 2018-19 course sections within the Department of Sociology. This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will remain active for a year; you may resubmit your application for subsequent years. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Position duties include:


Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.

Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided.

Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.

Submit final grades according to College/Department policy.


Teach one or more sections of selected courses in the Department, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and their discipline area, as listed in the qualifications section. This may include in-person and/or online instruction.


Required Qualifications

Possess at least a master’s degree in sociology or a related field (exceptions require approval). Possess excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.


Preferred Qualifications               

The minimum qualifications are a master’s degree in Sociology, with degrees in related fields considered if there is experience teaching in the discipline as listed on the resume/vitae. PhD or other doctoral degree in Sociology or a related discipline or directly related to the position is preferred. Previous experience teaching courses within the field also preferred.


Job Open Date  06/01/2019

Remove from posting on or before        

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants             

Candidates must submit electronically in VCU eJobs, the following: a current curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and a cover letter that clearly explains how they meet the qualifications outlined above.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Applications will be considered until the position(s) is/(are) filled.


Additional Information 

*Note: A completed background check and official transcripts noting completion of degree must be submitted prior to start date.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* Do you have a Master's Degree?



Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Optional Documents

Other Document


Reference Letter - 1

Reference Letter - 2

Reference Letter - 3

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