Physical Demands Posting Details The Department is using this position announcement to build aqualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as theyarise.An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completionof a background screening.Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employmentauthorization will not be considered for this position.Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunityand prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability,gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin,race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, orany other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects ofthe employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring,training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, andtermination. Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree in Sociology or related field from a regionallyaccredited institution. Advertised: March 31, 2021Applications close: Minimum Qualifications Yes In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryvilleactively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in theirfields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are anintegral part of the University’s learning community and teachcourses on-campus.The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for anacademically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member toteach Sociology undergraduate courses. NOTE: All coursesare taught face to face on Maryville’s campus in St. Louis,MO.Specifically, we are seeking individuals for the following coursesduring the Fall 2021 semester:Introduction to Sociology: Monday and Wednesday 8:00-9:15amIntroduction to Sociology: Monday and Wednesday 2:00-3:15pmSocial Problems: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-10:45 amEssential Job Functions/Responsibilities:• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and coursecontract.• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with theUniversity’s mission, academic policies and procedures,expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).• Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, andassignments. Develop course syllabus.• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes,teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectivelydeliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-worldapplications of concepts covered.• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, classassignments, group projects, etc.• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thoroughmanner (with 24-36 hrs.).• Establish office hours to provide additional assistance withstudent questions/concerns.• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging inthe course.• Additional duties as assigned. Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants Job Summary/Basic Function • Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Sociology from aregionally accredited institution.• Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.