Continuing Instructor

May 23, 2017
Jul 04, 2017
Full Time


The Department of Sociology and the Center for Global Education invite applications for a Continuing Instructor position, beginning August 2017.

• We seek a candidate with passion for teaching and a desire to ignite intellectual curiosity among undergraduates. Experience teaching research methods and race and ethnicity courses are a plus.
• Candidates must have an international scholarship agenda. Those with applied experience in international community development or with community-based organizations are encouraged to apply.
• Our programs aim to capitalize on our diverse campus and surrounding community to enhance the learning experience for all our students; we invite applications from candidates whose experiences and/or interests prepare them to join us in this endeavor.
• The new hire will enjoy a collegial environment that supports innovative teaching as well as opportunities for collaborative scholarship, membership in the Washington Research Library Consortium, and close proximity to Washington, D.C.
The teaching load is 4/4. Each semester three of the courses are in the Sociology Department and one course is with the Global Scholars program of the Center for Global Education. A significant portion of these courses will be introductory level courses. Additional responsibilities include organizing local to global fieldtrips, participating in community engagement projects, coordinating student research projects for the Global Scholars program, or initiating campus-wide activities.

Continuing Instructorships are full-time faculty appointments. These appointments are renewable annually subject to satisfactory performance, need, and availability of resources. The position carries benefits as described by Human Resources at the time of appointment. Continuing Instructors are not eligible for promotion and tenure and may not have their status converted to tenure-track.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in sociology (or anticipated degree in hand by December 2017). Commitment to student engagement and departmental initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Please note: The search committee is requiring two additional documents as a part of the applicant package, as indicated under “Applicant Documents” as other documents and other documents 2.

“Other documents” should be a Diversity and Inclusion Statement.

“Other documents 2” should be an example of a Sociological Research Methods Syllabus, which serves undergraduate students from multiple majors.

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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