Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7092188 (Ref.No. 22J332236)
Posted: January 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor of Sociology for the Spring 2022 semester beginning January 24, 2022 to teach a course on Social Service Organizations. 

Position Requirements

MA, PhD or terminal degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice.  Someone with a J.D. may apply if their areas of expertise are related to courses that need filled. Graduate students who have teaching experience may also apply to this position. 

Additional requirements:

-Three or more years experience working in a social service organization or in an industry that deals directly with social service organizations.

-Experience in either criminal justice or social work.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Experience in a related field or teaching courses in sociology, social work or criminal justice is preferred.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.