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Texas A&M International University Adjunct Faculty (Sociology) (Online Instruction) in Laredo, Texas

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty (Sociology) (Online Instruction)

Agency

Texas A&M International University

Department

Dept, Social Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Social Sciences seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for future, part-time Adjunct Faculty appointments in Sociology. Successful applicants may teach up to nine (9) semester credit hours within the required discipline online as dictated by student demand, hold office hours, and assist students as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in the discipline (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours.

  • Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level.

  • Prior relevant industry experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the general public.

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks.

  • Ability to work under stress and with pressing timelines.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Other information:

  • The above job duties may not be performed in every Adjunct Faculty position and might not include all related duties that may be performed.

  • Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary appointments, assigned per semester and on an as-needed basis.

  • These temporary appointments are for the Spring 2021 semester and/or any applicable Spring 2021 sub-terms.

Application Procedure:During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Completed employment applications must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Letter of Interest addressing qualifications

  • At least 3 current professional references and their full contact information, and

  • Unofficial transcripts

Applications must be submitted online at https://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/ohr/employment/.

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Initial review of applications will begin on November 2, 2020. The posting will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community.

TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines.

TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities.

Texas A&M International University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (956) 326-2360.

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