Job description

Princeton, NJ

The Department of Sociology has an occasional need for Lecturers to teach precepts (sections) in areas such as methods, theory, race and ethnicity, migration, gender, organizations, and regional studies. Responsibilities include leading discussions, attending course lectures, meeting with the course instructor, holding office hours, and grading student exams and papers. Appointment duty time will be subject to enrollments, and appointments may be available for either semester during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Sociology or related field required; PhD or enrollment in a doctoral program preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience at the college or university level

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and interest, and the names and contact information for three references. No letters of recommendation are required at this time. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until any final decisions are made.

These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy.

The University Center for Human Values was established in 1990 by an interdisciplinary faculty group led by founding director Amy Gutmann, at the time professor of politics at Princeton and now president of the University of Pennsylvania. The aim was to deepen and enhance collaboration at Princeton among scholars across the disciplines with a shared commitment to research and teaching about values in public and private life.