Lecturer - Sociology & Criminology (001027)

University of Denver in Colorado

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 12, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Denver is comprised of active, productive scholars in the Division of Social Sciences with strong ties to the University's College of Law and other professional schools. The University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region and enrolls over 11,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Carnegie Foundation classifies DU as a research university with high research activity. Our department offers BA degrees in Sociology and Criminology. 
 
The Department of Sociology and Criminology invites applications for a one-year lecturer beginning in September 2014.  This position is designed for individuals who are ABD or have recently completed their PhD in Sociology or Criminology (or a related field).  Specialty area is open.  The successful candidate will teach six courses over three quarters (two per quarter).  Preferred qualifications include the ability to teach at least two of the three courses offered by the department toward the university's common curriculum (Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, and Social Problems), as well as departmental electives in the candidate's specialty area.  
 
Essential Functions:
 

Teach six courses over three quarters each academic year (two per quarter), including at least two of the three courses offered by the department toward the University's common curriculum (Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, and Social Problems)
Ability to teach departmental electives in the candidate's specialty area
Ability to mentor and advise students
Courses must be framed to meet university and departmental learning outcomes
To be a good citizen within the Department of Sociology and Criminology and the University of Denver

 Required:


A PhD in Sociology or a related field is strongly preferred, although applicants that are initially ABD will be considered
An earned PhD is expected within the year of appointment
Experience teaching university undergraduates

 
Preferred Experience:
A PhD in Sociology or Criminology (or a related field) and a strong commitment to successful scholarship and teaching
 
Instructions for candidates:
To apply, please complete the on-line application at dujobs.org and attach: a letter of application (including a statement of research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, and teaching portfolio (teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and any evidence of teacher training).   Once within the job description online, please click "New Resume/CV" at the bottom of the page to begin application.  To avoid document upload limits, combine the teaching portfolio materials into one document to upload.
 
Three letters of reference should be mailed to:  Lecturer Search Committee, Department Sociology and Criminology, University of Denver, 2000 E. Asbury Ave--MSC 0942, Denver, CO 80208-0942.  Please email questions about this position to Scott Phillips (Scott.Phillips@du.edu).  We will begin considering applications on February 24, 2014; the position will remain open until filled.
 
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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