Sociology Faculty FT (F02342)

MD - Montgomery County
Sep 05, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Sociology Faculty FT (F02342)

Job Description Summary

Title: Sociology Full-time Faculty
Location: Rockville, MD

Assignment begins January 2019. Online applications must be received by September 28, 2018.

Montgomery College, Rockville, has a need for a Full Time Sociology faculty member (F02342) in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice beginning January 2019. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural, two-year environment, and welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. Montgomery College provides an excellent opportunity to teach in a large, urban community college setting.
This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.Job Description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach Introduction to Sociology and other sociology courses as appropriate (e.g., Social Problems and Issues, Sociology of the Family, Criminology, Race and Ethnic Relations, and Globalization).
  • Teach 30 semester hours of courses per academic year related to sociology.
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend, online, and/or accelerated sections.  Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • Serve on or lead department, discipline, campus, or college-wide committees; participate in sociology coordination at the campus; and mentor part-time faculty.
  • Apply culturally relevant and empathetic pedagogies to the teaching and learning process.
  • Engage students in their learning through active collaborative learning approaches.
  • Engage in student outreach events to increase visibility of sociology and to improve the learning outcomes of students taking sociology classes.
  • Incorporate the use of educational enterprise platform such as Blackboard into instruction, including zero-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Communicate with sociology faculty on other campuses to ensure a consistent student learning experience.
  • Implement embedded advising and/or embedded classroom support services, and
  • Advise students about discipline course offerings, related certificates, transfer opportunities, and careers in sociology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in Sociology or related disciplines.
  • Recent experience teaching Introduction to Sociology and other undergraduate sociology courses.
  • Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience supporting underprepared students.
  • Ability to integrate technology and classroom-related computer software and portals, including Blackboard, for course delivery.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Sociology.
  • Community college level teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching, or evidence of academic preparation that would enable the applicant to effectively teach, a variety of courses in sociology, including (but not limited to), Social Problems and Issues, Sociology of the Family, Criminology, Race and Ethnic Relations, and Globalization
  • Evidence of participation in institutionally supported academic support initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
  • A willingness and/or experience teaching distance education courses.
  • Experience developing and/or using Open Educational Resources (OER).
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Experience with committee, advisory groups, volunteer experience or integrated services.

Application Process:

  • Apply online at
  • Online applications must be received by September 28, 2018
  • For consideration, you must:

    Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

    Submit a cover letter along with an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

Closing DateFriday, September 28, 2018

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Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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