Adjunct Professor of Sociology

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Madison, NJ

Drew University is seeking an Adjunct Professor for the Sociology Department. We are looking for someone to teach a section of Introduction to Sociology as well as an intermediate-level course on Contemporary Issues in Sociology that focus on a particular topic or area of the instructor’s expertise that is likely to draw enrollments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach a section of Introduction to Sociology as well as an intermediate-level course on Contemporary Issues in Sociology.
  • Coordinate with the Chair of Sociology in developing course syllabi and requirements.
  • Be passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting.

Required Education and Experience:

  • PhD in Sociology or currently enrolled in a PhD graduate program in Sociology.
  • Have previous experience teaching an undergraduate course in Sociology.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

How to apply

To apply, submit the following materials. Please include your name in the subject. Please apply on or before June 1st.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. course evaluations)
  • Contact information of two references

Consisting of the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, Drew University has a total enrollment of 2,716 students. (1,778 in the College of Liberal Arts, 544 in the Caspersen School and 394 in the Theological School.)