The Department of Sociology at Santa Clara University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, seeks applicants for the position of Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer (part-time) in Sociology to teach Sociology of Criminal Justice Systems (SOCI 161) in the Fall Quarter; the course is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, 12:10 to 1:15 p.m.
Course Description: Examines criminal justice systems in the United States and other countries from a comparative perspective. Topics typically include law enforcement, the courts, corrections (prisons and probation), and juvenile criminal justice systems. Theoretical emphasis on classical and contemporary critical and social justice perspectives.
$6,500 per course
(1) Ph.D. or ABD in Sociology [or a closely related field if the candidate also has a high level of practical/applied work experience directly pertinent to the core themes of the course]. (2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching sociology at the college level. (3) Demonstrated expertise in the specific topics covered in this course. (4) Excellent communication skills.
Duties include but are not limited to: A. Teaching the assigned course(s), but no more than two courses in any one quarter and not more than four courses over the academic year. B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including a. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students; b. Assigning and evaluating written work that aligns the course description and with published course learning outcomes; c. Holding weekly office hours on campus; d. Submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline; e. Administer narrative evaluations approved by the Chair of the Department for each course taught f. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.