Adjunct Faculty - Sociology and Criminology

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7212948 (Ref.No. 24F332236)
Posted: February 2, 2024
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 Fall 2024 semester to teach courses in criminal justice and sociology. Specifically, we are looking for candidates with experience in law and/or sociological approaches to crime society.

Position Requirements

MA, PhD or terminal degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice.  Candidates 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:
  • Two or more years’ demonstrated experience working or teaching as either a sociologist or criminologist.  We will also consider those who work in law as an attorney.
  • Experience in either criminal justice or sociology.

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 is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

Special Instructions to Applicants

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