Adjunct Instructor (Sociology)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Aug 03, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Anthropology & Sociology

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Adjunct Instructor (Sociology)

Job Title
Adjunct Instructor (Sociology)

Prairie View A&M University

Division of Social Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for a sociology position at the rank of Adjunct Instructor within the Division of Social Sciences. The Division seeks candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching, professional development, and service to the University. This appointment begins Fall 2022.


  • Teach one or more undergraduate and/or graduate sociology courses, particularly those required in the University Core area and including those particular to the candidate's area of expertise.
  • Provide committee service to the division, the college and the university;
  • Engage in professional development activities, including serving in roles that advance the candidate's standing with professional organizations and with the community at large;
  • Keep records, post grades (mid-term & final), submit attendance reporting, and mentor/advise students.
  • Attend University-sponsored activities, such as general student assembly, student recruitment fairs, graduation convocations, and the like.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by division head.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Master's in sociology or a closely related field from an accredited institution
  • More than one year of experience teaching sociology courses at the college level.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Admissions functions of higher education.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to teach online courses, using the various modes of delivery that the university requires.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Until filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

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.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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