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Visiting Lecturer - Sociology
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Date Posted Apr. 22, 2019
Title Visiting Lecturer - Sociology
University University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA, United States
Department Department of Sociology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Women's Studies
    Sociology - of Culture
    Sociology - Historical
    Sociology - General
    Social Sciences - General

Visiting Lecturer - Sociology

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Department of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites candidates to apply for a one year visiting full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to start in the Fall Semester, September 2019. This appointment includes full benefits. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching (75%) and service (25%) to the department. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The regular teaching load for this position will be between 3 and 4 courses per semester, and will include teaching both Introduction to Sociology and elective courses. Introduction to Sociology courses will include at least one larger (150 person) section. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in the ability to teach elective courses in Health and Health Care, Work and Labor Studies, War and Peace, or Social Movements.


•     MA in sociology or related field, PhD preferred
•     Experience teaching at the undergraduate level
•     The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include the following required documents with your application:
•     All applications/materials must be submitted online.
•     CV
•     Cover letter
•     1 page teaching philosophy
•     Evidence of teaching excellence

Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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Screening of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If hired, applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States, documentation of degrees, and official copies of graduate transcripts.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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