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Adjunct Faculty - Sociology and Criminal Justice

Company: William Paterson University
Location: Wayne
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Sociology and Criminal Justice

Posting Date:

03/16/2020

Department:

Sociology

Summary:

William Paterson University invites applications for Adjunct Professor within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.

Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information. For general questions, please email talent@wpunj.edu

Courses in this department that are generally taught by adjunct professors include, but are not limited to:

  • Essentials of Criminal Justice
  • Policing
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Sociological Theory
  • Research Methods
  • Data Analysis

Department Overview:

The Department of Sociology and Criminology offers programs that teach students how to identify, understand and critically analyze patterns in the social world. Students in the Department's criminology major learn the fundamentals of the criminal justice system and key theories explaining how and why crime varies across time and space.

Students majoring in the Department's sociology major with concentration in social services take courses that teach them the fundamentals of sociology and prepare them for careers in the social work field. Students in the Department's general sociology major learn about the social world more broadly. Our graduate program in applied sociology provides students with research skills needed to conduct social research, i.e. creating and administering survey sand analyzing survey data.

For more information about the department, please visit https://www.wpunj.edu/cosh/departments/p

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Using the course outline as a guide, develop relevant syllabi in order to deploy course content, objectives, and methods of student assessment for up to six (6) credits per semester in an undergraduate course (see course listing above)
  • Contribute to student success by providing consistent and effective support and guidance through role modeling and mentoring

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's or PhD in Sociology, Criminology or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more years teaching in higher education

Personal Attributes and Traits:

  • Able to demonstrate enthusiasm about the craft of teaching and the content taught
  • Capable of being patient and resourceful in managing student challenges
  • Ability to develop and maintain sustainable relationships in a diverse environment
  • Dedicated to excellence and achieving positive outcomes
  • Able to set and work toward common goals in a collaborative environment

Interested candidates should:

  • Complete an application
  • Submit a curriculum vitae/resume and cover letter

Applicants will not be automatically contacted. Instead, applicants will be contacted if and when there is an immediate need or on an exploratory basis. Applications are valid for a two-year period, at which point they will be deleted from the system. Please feel free to reapply after two years with updated information.

General questions related to this application process, should be directed to talent@wpunj.edu

About William Paterson:

William Paterson University is the third most diverse public university in New Jersey. As a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), we have been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. William Paterson University is also proud to be designated as a NASA MSI (Minority Serving Institution). The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre- professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 10,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Keywords: William Paterson University, Wayne , Adjunct Faculty - Sociology and Criminal Justice, Other , Wayne, New Jersey

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